Army officer found dead in Delhi

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New Delhi, July 20: In a suspected case of suicide, a serving Major General was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his Dwarka home in South-West Delhi on Saturday.

According to the police, Rajpal Singh (55) was spotted by his wife in his house at around 6:00 PM.

A purpoted suicide note was found in which he stated as he was depressed due to his posting, a senior police officer said.

Singh was Additional Director-General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in Bihar and Jharkhand and was posted in Patna and had apparently come to Delhi on leave, the officer said.

The army will hold a Court of Inquest to find out the reasons for his death and after that, if required, a Court of Inquiry will also be held. After the Court of Inquest is held, the army can proceed with providing financial benefits to the family of the officer, army official said.


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