Body of HRD ministry official found on railway tracks in Delhi’s Palam

Jeetendra Kumar Jha, a 1998-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service officer, was currently posted with the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

delhi Updated: Dec 14, 2017 21:44 IST
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A purported suicide note, in which he said that no one was responsible for his death, was found from his pocket.(Shutterstock)

The body of an HRD Ministry official was found at the railway tracks in Palam, nearly three days after he went missing, police said on Thursday.

Jeetendra Kumar Jha, an Indian Civil Accounts Service officer, went missing from Dwarka on Monday after he had gone for a morning walk, they said.

His body was on Wednesday found at the railway tracks in Palam and the police identified him on Thursday. Prima facie it appears that he committed suicide, the police said.

A purported suicide note, in which he said that no one was responsible for his death, was found from his pocket, they added.

Jha, a 1998-batch officer, was currently posted with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD).

First Published: Dec 14, 2017 21:43 IST