A former army personnel, who had subsequently joined Defence Service Corps (DSC), shot himself dead with his service weapon at Mendhar area of this district on Saturday, reported a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS).
Unnamed officials told GNS that the 45-year-old, former Havildar of 4 JAKLI, Bashir Ahmad, was shifted to the hospital soon after he was found in a pool of blood at the place of posting in Mendhar.
A resident Salani Mendhar, Mr. Ahmad was declared brought dead by the doctors who attended upon him.
Station House Officer, Mendhar, Manzoor Kohli confirmed the incident and said that investigations have been launched in this regard. (GNS)