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Indian Military Academy cadet commits suicide

October 01, 2006 18:15 IST

A cadet of Indian Military Academy allegedly committed suicide on its 74th Raising Day, police said on Sunday.

The body of 23-year-old Davendra Kumar, who hailed from Kandaghat area in Solan district of Himachal, was found
hanging from a ceiling fan in his room on Sunday morning. He was member of Siachen Batallion of the IMA.

Police has launched investigations to ascertain reason for the alleged suicide.

Kumar, inducted into the IMA in July 2004, was slated to be commissioned into the Indian Army on completion of training in 2007.

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