Breaking: J&K Director General (Prisons) Found Dead; Cops Suspect Murder

H K Lohia, the Director General (Prisons), Jammu and Kashmir, was found dead at a house in Udaywala in Jammu, several news agencies reported late Monday night.

According to the report by AajTak, the police reached a residence in Udaywala to find Lohia’s dead body and started an investigation.

As per JKNewsLive, Mukesh Singh, ADGP Jammu, in an official statement said, “Dead body of Hemant Lohia DG Prisons was 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”.

An IPS officer of the 1992 batch, Lohia was posted as DG Prisons in August this year.

(This is a developing story and will be updated as per latest available information.) 




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