DODA, Feb 26: A forest guard allegedly committed suicide by jumping into river Chenab from newly constructed Ganpat bridge, here today.
As per police sources, a forest guard namely Manjeet Singh (24), son of Jagjit Singh, a resident of Shah Mohallah, District Doda allegedly committed suicide by jumping into river Chenab from newly constructed Ganpat bridge.
On getting information, police team rushed to the spot and started operation to fish out the body from the river.
After hectic efforts, the body was fished out from the river and shifted to District Hospital, where after conducting autopsy, the body was handed over to family members for last rites.
A case in this regard has been registered at Doda police station and investigation started to ascertain the reason behind such extreme step.
It is to mention that, yesterday a widow allegedly committed suicide by jumping into river Chenab from the same bridge, here and her body is also yet to be retrieve from the river.