PAF officer found dead under mysterious circumstances in headquarters’ room

  • Group Captain Rizwan Ateeq was found dead hanging from a window grille in a room
  • A three-member medical board has been constituted by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences to find the death cause
Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – An officer of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was found dead under mysterious circumstances, in a room at the PAF headquarters, officials said on Tuesday.


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According to reports, a medical board has been constituted by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) to ascertain the cause of death of Group Captain Rizwan Ateeq.

Ateeq was found dead, hanging from a window grille in a room on Monday morning around 7.30am and according to sources, local police were not informed till noon.

PAF officials told the police that the officer had apparently committed suicide by wrapping one end of a sheet around his neck and the other tied to the grille.

His body was handed over to his family after an autopsy was conducted by officials at the hospital on Tuesday. Results of the autopsy are still awaited.