Jammu: An engineer from Doda was found dead under mysterious conditions in his rented room near the government quarters adjoining the city town hall.
The police have identified the deceased as Rohit, who hails from the Bhagwa area of district Doda. For the past four years, he was living in Jammu and used to teach at the Army School in Miran Sahib.
As per the SHO Shakti Sharma, they were informed about Rohit’s worsening condition late at night on Monday after which they rushed him to GMC. After struggling for a few hours, he passed away.
Initially the police were trying the case under section 174, but when one of Rohit’s friend told them about his room mate and how he gave Rohit a possibly drug filled injection which cost him his life. After Rohit’s friend’s statement, the SHO filed a case against Rohit’s room mate under section 304 but have yet not arrested him. The case is still being investigated.
Meanwhile, after completing the hospital formalities and the postmortem, the body was handed over to the family to perform last rites.