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IAF corporal commits suicide in Jodhpur

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Sun, Dec 09, 2012 12:00 hrs

Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) corporal Sunday committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in the barracks in Jodhpur air base in Rajasthan, police said.

Corporal Rahul Singh, 24, committed suicide in Jodhpur, over 340 km from here, said a police official.

"He was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the barracks of air force station, Jodhpur, in the afternoon," he said.

Rahul Singh joined the IAF six years ago.

"A court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident and we have assured police of full cooperation," Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesperson for the defence ministry posted in Jodhpur, told IANS by phone.

On Nov 28, Squadron Leader Anandita Das, 29, a native of West Bengal, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in Jodhpur.

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