An Army Jawan committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with his service weapon at Mamun Cantonment near Pathankot on Saturday afternoon while he was on duty .
Mamun Cantonment Police Station ASI Babu Ram said ,Army Jawan Kadam Satish Chandra (25) who belonged to Maratha Regiment and hailed from Shelkedav village , falling in Sangli district of Maharshtra had joined his security duty at 12 noon on Saturday and about 12 .15 he shot himself in his head with his assault rifle and died on the spot .
According to the police while the Army Jawan was married last year and had come after spending holiday with his family at his native village and rejoined his duty on March 16, 2012 , his friends said he was depressed after his return from his home.
The police said his body would be sent for post mortem at Pathankot on Sunday morning before it is handed over to his family members who are expected to arrive on the same day .
It is second incident of suicide by an Army jawan in the last 15 days. Earlier on March 2, Army Jawan Arun Saini , aged 27 , of 12JAK Li Regement had committed suicide , while on duty .
-via Punjab News Line