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Updated on: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 07:18 PM IST

Pune: Case against senior army officer for abetting woman Lt Colonel's suicide

Representative Image | PTI

Representative Image | PTI

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A case has been registered against a Brigadier-rank officer for abetting the suicide of a woman Lieutenant Colonel.

The woman was found hanging at her official accommodation in the premises of the Military Intelligence Training School and Depot (MINTSD) premises at Pune, earlier last week.

"We've registered a case against senior defence personnel u/s 306 IPC after a complaint from the deceased's relative. Further probe on," ANI quoted the Pune City Police saying.

According to the police, the Lieutenant Colonel had come to the MINTSD for training. She had some domestic issues and had filed for a divorce, said Namrata Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone V). "We have launched a probe into the death," the DCP said.

In a statement, the Army authorities had said that an incident of likely suicide by an officer has occurred in the premises of Military Intelligence Training School and Depot, Pune. The officer was undergoing a course at the institute, it said.

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Published on: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 12:24 PM IST
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