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IAF corporal commits suicide in Jodhpur

IANS  Jaipur, December 10, 2012
First Published: 16:19 IST(10/12/2012) | Last Updated: 16:21 IST(10/12/2012)

An Indian Air Force (IAF) corporal on Sunday committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in the barracks in Jodhpur air base in Rajasthan, police said.

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Corporal Rahul Singh, 24, committed suicide in Jodhpur, over 340 km from Jaipur, said a police official.

"He was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the barracks of air force station, Jodhpur, in the afternoon," he said.

Rahul Singh joined the IAF six years ago.

"A court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident and we have assured police of full cooperation," Colonel SD Goswami, spokesperson for the defence ministry posted in Jodhpur, said.

On November 28, squadron leader Anandita Das, 29, a native of West Bengal, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in Jodhpur.

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