Army jawan killed in firing in Jammu
Jitender Ahoja, 25, from Gujarat, was found with a bullet injury in the Army camp in Nagrota belt on Wednesday, an Army officer said.india Updated: Oct 12, 2017 14:51 IST
An army jawan was found dead with a gunshot injury in an Army camp on the outskirts of the city with officials suspecting it to be suicide.
Jitender Ahoja, 25, who hailed from Gujarat, was found with a bullet injury in the Army camp in Nagrota belt on Wednesday, an Army officer said.
After hearing a gunshot ring out, army personnel had rushed to spot where they found an AK rifle lying next to Ahoja’s body. He was rushed to a hospital but was declared brought dead, he said.
The officer said it was suspected to be a case of suicide but a police investigation was underway and a court of inquiry had also been ordered.
Police had registered a case in the matter, he said.
First Published: Oct 12, 2017 14:51 IST