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Delhi: Missing HRD Ministry official's body found on railways tracks in Palam

Jha, A 1998-batch Officer, Had Left His Home On Monday To Drop Off His Children To Their School Bus And Then Returned Home. He Went Out Again A Little Later But Left Behind His Phone, The Police Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 15 Dec 2017, 11:38:23 AM
Delhi: Missing HRD Ministry official's body found on railways tracks in Palam (Twitter profile photo of Jha)

Delhi: Missing HRD Ministry official's body found on railways tracks in Palam (Twitter profile photo of Jha)

New Delhi:

The body of HRD Ministry official Jeetendra Kumar Jha, who went missing three days back, was found on the railway tracks in Palam on Thursday, police said.

Jha, a 1998-batch officer of Indian Civil Accounts Service, went missing from Dwarka on Monday after going for a walk, they said.

An unidentified body was found on the intervening night of December 11 and 12 on the railway tracks in Palam. It was identified as that of Jha after a wallet was found.

According to the police, a purported suicide note was also found from his pocket, in which he said that no one was responsible for his death.

Jha, had left his home on Monday to drop off his children to their school bus and then returned home. He went out again a little later but left behind his phone and didn't return, the police said.

The Police suspects that Jha was upset over something as he was not going to office and was on medical leave from September 28, the police said.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published : 15 Dec 2017, 11:37:09 AM