Jammu, Apr 7 (UNI) An army jawan posted in IX Corps here allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service INSAS rifle last night, a Defence spokesman said today .
Sepoy Kitty Kumar, 21, committed suicide at 22 ammunition coy in Nagrota area at around 2015 hrs yesterday, defence spokesman Lt Col S D Goswami said. He was resident of Mehsana, Gujarat.
Army has instituted a Court of Inquiry (COI) to look into the matter, the spokesman said.
However, sources revealed that the jawan was distressed due to some family matters.
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