Cop dies on duty in Kathua

Jammu, May 4: A police constable posted at Kathua Police Station died under mysterious circumstances while performing his professional duties.

Identity of the deceased has been established as Constable Davinder Singh (42) son of Des Raj of Shame Chack, Kathua.

Police sources said that at around 11:30 am today, Singh complained of shivering and fell unconscious. He was shifted to the district hospital from where he was referred to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu where doctors declared him as brought dead.

However police are yet to ascertain the reasons behind the mysterious death of the cop but a police officer posted at Kathua Police Station said, “He might have died of cardiac arrest.”

A case under relevant sections of the law has been registered at the concerned police station while the investigation is on.

“The body of the deceased will be handed over to the family members after performing the legal formalities,” police said.

 

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