Jammu and Kashmir: VDC member commits suicide in Doda

He was suffering from a disease and preliminary investigation suggested that he took the extreme step under depression.

Press Trust of India
Jammu, Publish Date: Jul 19 2018 2:12PM | Updated Date: Jul 19 2018 2:12PM
Jammu and Kashmir: VDC member commits suicide in DodaRepresentational Image

A 60-year-old Village Defence Committee (VDC) member allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said today. 

Baljeet Roy was found dead with a gun shot in his chest at Luddu Kansar village yesterday, the official said.  

He said Roy was a VDC member and had used his licensed .303 rifle to end his life. 

He was suffering from a disease and preliminary investigation suggested that he took the extreme step under depression. 

Police have started inquest proceedings.

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