Jammu : On Duty Head constable found dead

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Head Constable of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) posted as guard with a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the residence of DySP at Sainik Colony.

The deceased has been identified as Head Constable Balwant Raj (50) son of Tharu Ram resident of Ratnuchak Police sources said that Balwant was posted as guard in the residence of DySP Shashi Thakur and was found unconscious condition at her residence at Sainik Colony.

Balwant Raj collapsed this morning while on duty after he experienced sudden chest pain”, a police official said. He said in unconscious condition the cop was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, where he was declared as brought dead by the doctors.

“After completion of medico-legal formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites while inquest proceedings in this connection were initiated at police station Channi Himmat”, he said, adding prima facie it appears that the cop died of suspected heart attack.

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