An Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday, reported Press Trust of India.
The 22-year-old, Shubham Singh Parmar, was on sentry duty at Air Force Station, Udhampur when he shot himself dead on Saturday, an unnamed police official said. The motive behind his attempt to suicide was not known immediately, he said.
The postmortem of the deceased is under process at district hospital Udhampur, the official said, adding that Parmar is a resident of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and his body is being handed over to his family through his unit for last rites. (PTI)