Jawan found hanging in army camp in J&K

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 12:04

Jammu: 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 last 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.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 12:04

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