Lahore: SSG man found dead in hotel
LAHORE: An army soldier was found murdered in a hotel`s room in Nawankot on Monday.
Nawankot police said 38-year-old Muhammad Arshad of Minowalwal, Kasur, hired a room in a hotel along with his unidentified friend on Saturday evening.
He was spotted dead on Monday morning by hotel staff after they opened the door following no response. The victim was attacked on the head with a blunt weapon apparently by his `suspected` fellow who managed his escape. Police suspected the victim might have been intoxicated by the suspect before attack.
Arshad, who was an SSG commando and currently posted at Tarbela, had been on a month leave now-a-days. He was bachelor.
Police shifted the body for autopsy and registered a case.
Earlier, police and army officials jointly launched investigation and collected evidence from the spot.
Nawankot SHO Muhammad Javaid said investigation was under way.