DG Prisons HK Lohia Found Dead In Jammu

(MENAFN- Kashmir Observer)

Police Suspects Murder, Hunt On To Nab Officer's Domestic Help

Srinagar- Director General of Police (DGP) Prisons Hemant Kumar Lohia was on Monday found dead under suspicious circumstances at a residential house in Udaywala area of Jammu city.

As per reports, Police's preliminary investigation has stated Lohia's death as a case of murder. The reports also suggest that his body was reportedly found to have slit and burn injuries.

Early reports also suggest that the prima facie appears to be a murder and not terror related. However, police are investigating all angles.

It is pertinent to mention here that Lohia's domestic help is also said to be absconding.

“Dead body of Shri Hemant Lohia DG Prisons JK found under suspicious circumstances. First Examination of the scene of crime reveals this as a suspected murder case. The domestic help with the officer is absconding. A search for him has started. Forensic teams and crime teams are on spot. Investigation process has begun. Senior officers are on spot. J&K police family expresses grief and deep sorrow over the death of their senior officer,” ADGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh said.



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