Jawan found hanging in army camp
An army jawan was found hanging in a military station in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said here today.Updated: Jul 13, 2010 12:34 IST
An army jawan was found hanging in a military station in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said here on Tuesday.
35-year-old Lance Naik Santosh Gurg of Gorkha Regiment went to a toilet at Gorkha Regiment Unit in Jib Thathi in Udhampur district Monday night and did not return for long, they said.
Gurg was later found hanging with a roof top of the camp by his colleagues.
Police has registered a case and investigations are on, they said, adding the army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.
Gurg, resident of Nepal, had returned recently after three months of leave, they said.
Confirming the incident, Rambal Station House Officer R K Phada said that preliminary investigation has suggested that the jawan had committed suicide.
First Published: Jul 13, 2010 12:28 IST