Soldier commits suicide in Bikaner

A solider allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself by a rope in a cantonment in Rajasthan`s Sriganganagar district on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Jul 02, 2013, 21:33 PM IST

Bikaner: A solider allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself by a rope in a cantonment in Rajasthan`s Sriganganagar district on Tuesday.

Lance Naik J D Khetriya, aged 55, was found hanging in a chowky in the morning by another soldier, police said.

The reason why the Lance Naik took the extreme step was not immediately known, they said.

A court of inquiry had been ordered into the incident, a defence spokesperson said.

PTI