An Army Jawan committed sucide by shooting himself in the head at Mamun Cantonment near Pathankot on Friday afternoon.
He was rushed to Pathankot Military Hospital where he was declared brought dead. According to avaible information, Army Jawan Arun Saini, aged 27, ( No 137668360) of 12JAK unit who was on security duty finsihed his duty at 12 noon on Friday and returned to his barrack and immediately shot himself in the head about 12.10 pm. As his colleagues heard the firing noise, they rushed inide the barrack and immediately rushed him to military hosiptal , where he was declared brought dead.
Mamun Cantonment Police station Inquiry officer Babu Ram said while Arun , who was married and a small daughter to look after , had come back to Mamun Cantt to join his duty on February 26 after spending his holiday at his native village Raipur , near Behrampur in Gurdaspur district , according to his friends , he was visibly looking depressed Mamun Cantonment has begun probe into the suicide death under section 174 Cr. P. C. and his body will be sent for autopsy to Pathankot Civil Hospital on Saturday morning after the Army authrties handed over his body to the police , said IO Babu Ram.
-via Punjab News Line