There were reports about agitation by jawans in an Infantry unit in North East on May 14. Scuffles were also reported among jawans and officers following a jawan’s death.
The death took place during a routine training activity, he said.
The incident is being investigated like all cases of death during training, the officer said.
In a similar scuffle between officer and jawan, in 2013, a boxing bout turned into a bare-knuckles street fight between officers and men of an infantry unit near Meerut, ending with two majors and a jawan in hospital.