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Jodhpur: Woman IAF officer allegedly commits suicide

Nov 28, 2012 10:27 AM IST India India

Jodhpur: A woman IAF officer has allegedly committed suicide in Jodhpur. 29-year-old squadron leader Anandita Das was found hanging from a ceiling fan on Wednesday morning. The Indian Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry into the death.

Anandita Das, hailing from Kolkata, was posted at the Jodhpur Air Force Station and living in the officers' quarters with her husband, who is also an IAF officer. "She was found hanging from the ceiling fan in the wee hours today. The body has been shifted to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital for postmortem," police said. She was a ground duty officer.

Defence spokesperson SD Goswami said that a court of inquiry has been ordered in the case. "Police investigation is on and we will extend full cooperation to the police investigation," he added.

(With additional information from PTI)