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Army jawan held for colleague’s murder in J-K

Poonch: Police have cracked the case of death of a soldier due to bullet injuries here with the arrest of another jawan for his involvement in the alleged murder.

“We have arrested Army jawan Lance Naik Sukh Pal Singh of 16 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) today in connection with alleged murder of his colleague Sepoy Balraj Singh in an army camp in Draba belt of Surankot tehsil of the district on March 9,” a police official said.

A case was registered against him for murder in Police Station Surankote, he said.

Sepoy Balraj was found dead under suspicious circumstances with several bullet injuries in Draba belt of the district on March 9 and police commenced investigation into the case.

—PTI