Jammu: In a stunning incident, Director Basic of Police (Prisons), J&Ok, Hemant Kumar Lohia was murdered Monday night within the outskirts of Jammu.
Sources mentioned that Lohia, 1992 Batch IPS officer, was discovered murdered at a residential home in Udeywalla space that comes below Police Station Domana.
The residential home, sources mentioned, belongs to a buddy of Lohia. The buddy initially hails from Rajouri.
Some sources mentioned that he was hit within the head and the assassin then tried to burnt his physique with some chemical that alerted the neighbours who referred to as police.
The physique was rushed to GMC Jammu the place docs declared him introduced lifeless.
Police has not issued any formal assertion concerning the incident, nevertheless, sources mentioned that the investigations are on and the reason for the dying could possibly be identified solely after the post-mortem of the physique.
Lohia was appointed DG Prisons in 2022.