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Jawan commits suicide in Samba

chandigarh Updated: Jun 08, 2012 13:51 IST

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An Army jawan allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his native village in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police here today said.

"The jawan identified as Rakesh Kumar(28), of 17 Punjab Regiment, last evening ended his life by hanging himself at his native place in village Yogpur, tehsil Vijaypur," police said, adding that he was shifted to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

The jawan was on leave and reportedly suffering from mental stress and was undergoing a treatment.