. Throat-slit body found at residence
. Domestic help absconding
Jammu: Hemant Kumar Lohia, the Jammu and Kashmir Director General (Prisons), was found dead at his residence in Jammu on Tuesday, Police said.
His throat was slit, and it is reported that the domestic help of the deceased IPS officer is absconding, police sources said. The body has been sent for medico-legal formalities. It apparently looks like a murder. It is not a terror-related incident,” sources added.
The body of the DG Prisons J&K was found under suspicious circumstances. The first examination of the scene of crime reveals this as a suspected murder case, a HT report sais quoting Additional Director General of Police Mukesh Singh .
The incident took place at around 11.45 pm.
A native of Assam, Lohia was an IPS officer of 1992 batch.
—INDIA NEWS STREAM