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Woman Army officer commits suicide

india Updated: Jul 02, 2007 14:09 IST

In yet another case of stress, a woman Army officer on Monday committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her official residence in Kunjawani Army camp in the outskirts of the city, top defence sources said.

Captain Megha Razdan of 113 Engineering Regiment (Electrical and Mechanical Engineer) committed suicide by hanging herself around 07:30 am on Monday, they said.

As her attendance failed to get response from the officer by knocking her door, the authorities broke the door and found the officer hanging, they said. She was shifted to the hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.

The captain had some problems with her immediate officers in the unit and a court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident, they said.

She was married just four months ago to Captain Chaitanya of Maharashtra who was dealing with chemical and biological warfare of EME.

General Officer Commanding Tiger Division Major General L Loomba and others senior army officers visited the site of incident.