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Soldier kills self in Jammu
JAMMU, Feb 16: A soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon in Maheshwar area Samba district Thursday.

Police said that Havaldar Krishan Singh Rathore of 24 Grenadiers shot himself in the neck with his INSAS rifle at Maheshwar area of Samba, this morning.

He shot himself while performing his duty at the Unit premises and died on the spot, police said.

Hearing gunshot sound, his colleague rushed to the spot and found him lying in pool of blood.

He was shifted to the hospital where he was pronounced as brought dead. The body after autopsy was handed over to the family members for last rites.

Inquest proceedings under section 174 CrPC has been initiated by the police.

Army ordered court of enquiry to ascertain the reason behind the provocation.

News Updated at : Friday, February 17, 2017
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