Jammu: Army officer found dead inside Rashtriya Rifles camp in Rajouri

A bullet injury has been found in his head. Inquest proceedings have been initiated under Section 174 of the CrPC
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Published on Nov 09, 2020 01:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta

An Indian Army officer was found dead inside a Rashtriya Rifles (RR) camp at Dera Ki Gali area of Rajouri district in Jammu division on Monday.

The deceased officer has been identified as Major Vineet Gulia, a resident of Haryana.

Chandan Kohli, senior superintendent of police (SSP), Rajouri, said: “A bullet injury has been found in his head. Inquest proceedings have been initiated under Section 174 (a probe into a death by suicide) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).”

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Major Gulia was the company commander of 38 RR posted at Dera Ki Gali.

The Indian Army is yet to issue a statement on Major Gulia’s death.

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