Army jawan dies due to cardiac arrest, another had consumed poisonous substance

Mogan Lal, a resident of Marh in Jammu said the doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC) declared him as brought dead.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 28, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Jammu: An Army Jawan died due to cardiac arrest whereas another allegedly tried to end his life by consuming some poisonous substance in two separate incidents in Jammu since last evening.

Mogan Lal, a resident of Marh in Jammu, was rushed to hospital after he complained for chest pain, a police officer said.

He said the doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC) declared him as brought dead.

In a separate incident, Shanbir Basraj of the Maratha Light Infantry, was found unconscious at a rest house near Jammu railway station, the officer said.

He said Basraj was shifted to hospital where doctors said that he had consumed some poisonous substance.

Initially it seems that he had tried to end his life, by consuming some poisonous substance, he said.

Cases have been registered and investigations taken on in both the cases, the officer said.