Army Jawan Commits Suicide in Hyderabad

On 5 January, a disparity in military-civilian ranking was resolved. The Quint had reported on it in November 2017.

An Army jawan has allegedly committed suicide in Trimulgherry area in Hyderabad, in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.

Sandesh R (34), a native of Uttar Pradesh, was working with the Army Supply Corps.

He allegedly hanged himself from a tree near his barracks at around 2 am, said Trimulgherry police station’s Inspector, R Satyanarayanaraju.

As per the preliminary investigation, the jawan took the extreme decision apparently due to depression, he said.

A case has now been registered in connection with the death, he added.