He was posted with the Jammu & Kashmir regiment

Army jawan kills himself by jumping before train in AndhraImage for representation
news Monday, February 15, 2016 - 07:11

A 39-year-old Army jawan allegedly killed himself by jumping before a train near Sompeta in Andhra’s Sirkakulam district on Sunday, police said.

Tamada Koteswara Rao was posted with the Jammu & Kashmir regiment and had come to his native place Baruva on a leave, a Government Railway Police (GRP) official said.

Rao is survived by his wife and two minor sons.

The incident occurred in the morning after Rao left his house to rejoin duty, said Chinna Rao, the GRP official attached to Palasa railway station near Sompeta.

The GRP is investigating the matter to find out cause behind the incident, he said.

Meanwhile, sources close to the deceased claimed he was unable to cope with the work load at the camp, where he is posted, and was also involved in a dispute in his family.

A case was registered under section 174 of CrPc (enquiry and report on suicide).

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