Jammu: The sarpanch of Saloie village, who was the brother of senior NC leader Rashpal Singh, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his pistol in Rajouri district of Jammu division.
Sarpanch Ranjeet Singh allegedly fired a single shot from his pistol while travelling in his vehicle in Saloie village of Kalakote teshil last evening, a police officer said on Saturday.
He was declared brought dead at the hospital.
The body has been handed to the family after legal formalities, he said.
He was the brother of senior NC leader and former MLA Rashpal Singh.