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DG Prisons, HK Lohia found murdered allegedly by domestic help in Jammu

Last Updated on October 4, 2022 at 12:32 am

In what came as a shock for entire police department of Jammu and Kashmir, Director General (DG) Prisons Hemant Kumar Lohia was found murdered in Jammu.

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”.

Surprisingly, the incident has come at a time when Union Home Minister is on a three day visit to J&K. Top police officials including DGP Dilbag Singh among others have reached the spot of incident.