Jammu: An Army officer of Major-rank was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside his camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Monday morning. Also Read - All Educational Institutes in Jammu And Kashmir to Remain Closed Till Year End

The body of Major Vineet Gullia, Company Commander of 38 Rashtriya Rifles, was found at the Rashtriya Rifles camp in the Thanamandi belt of the district and brought to the knowledge of the police. Also Read - BJP Wants to Develop an Ecosystem With No Place For Democracy: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti

Senior Army and police officers rushed to the spot, and an investigation has been started, the police said. Also Read - Jammu & Kashmir DDC Polls: 51.76 % Voter Turnout Recorded in First Phase

“Inquest proceedings under 174 CrPc have been started. A police team rushed to the spot to start investigations into the death,” police said.

A court of inquiry has been ordered in the case.

(With inputs from agencies)