Advertisement

HindustanTimes Wed,24 Sep 2014

Army jawan’s eyes gouged out in Jammu

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Jammu, April 03, 2013
First Published: 21:43 IST(3/4/2013) | Last Updated: 00:03 IST(4/4/2013)

An army jawan with both eyes gouged out was found at Choki Choura on Jammu-Poonch highway, around 60 km from Jammu, on Wednesday. Police said it did not appear to be a militancy-related incident.

Advertisement

Rakesh Dutt who was posted with 11 Rashtriya Rifles in Kishtwar was on a month-long leave which ended on March 31. He got married nearly three years ago, and the couple have a two-year-old daughter.

He was discovered lying in an unconscious state by a passerby who contacted the police. Dutt was then rushed to a hospital.

“I have no idea who is behind this. I am on my way to the military hospital where he is admitted,” said his brother Mukesh.

A policeman said a case has been registered and probe is on to ascertain the circumstances in which Dutt’s eyes were damaged.


Advertisement
more from India

Cabinet to clear Clean India plan before PM's trip

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for the US, the cabinet on Wednesday is set to clear the Swachch Bharat scheme that aims to have a toilet in every household and create a clean India by 2019.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved