SAMBA, Feb 16: An Army Havaldar shot himself to death with his service weapon during early this morning.
According to police Havaldar Krishan Singh Rathore of 24 Grenadier Army hailing from Rajasthan shoot himself in the neck with his service (INSAS) rifle at Maheshwar, Samba early this morning and died on the spot.
Police said that they got the information at 7-45 am about matter and a police party rushed to the spot for investigation. The police took the body in its custody and after conducting post-mortem at Military Hospital Samba the dead body of the Havaldar was handed over to Army for last rites.
Samba Police has started the investigation in this case.
The Police has also registered a case under Section 174. Police said that it has not been ascertained that what was the reason for Army Havaldar to take this extreme step and they are checking his call details also.