Army Sepoy commits suicide in Mumbai

Mumbai, June 27: A soldier posted in Pune’s Kharki area, committed suicide at the Narayana Sewa Ashram in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Neeraj Kumar Yadav. He hung himself from the ceiling fan of the room in which he was staying at the ashram.

An officer from Gamdevi police station not wanting to be named said, “Yadav was working as a sepoy with the army. He left his Pune office on June 18 without informing anyone. He then checked into the ashram of Swami Narayan Seva Ashram in Mahalaxmi on June 23.”

A day later, he checked out from the ashram but returned later on June 24 and he returned back to the same Ashram on June 25.

“The following day, Yadav did not respond to doorbells and the ashram staff broke into the room to find his body hanging off the ceiling,” said an officer.

They then informed the police who filed an accidental death report.

Gamdevi Police have recovered a press note from the spot, and a case has been registered in the same.
Further details are awaited.

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