Missing jawan surrenders after nine days

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Udhampur
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  • Updated: Jul 16, 2013 19:30 IST

An Army jawan, who was missing for nine days with his service rifle and ammunitions, has surrendered with his family members, before his senior officials in Udhampur district.

According to Udhampur senior superintendent of police Anil Magotra Srikant, Tuka Ram, a resident of Nadurakh village in Thane district of Maharashtra, who was deployed with 80 Battalion of 874 unit of Army Supply Corps, went missing on July 6 with his INSAS rifle, three magazines and 60 rounds from the camp.

The army had started searching for him and later lodged a complaint with the Udhampur police, said Srikant. The army has started questioning Ram. However, police said they would take him into custody to ascertain the facts regarding his disappearance once the army hands him over to them.



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