Madikeri: A soldier from Kodagu, who was serving in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at Jharkhand in Ranchi, passed away yesterday following a brief illness.
The deceased soldier is K.K. Shiju (48), son of Rajamma and a resident of Kadagadalu. He was serving in CISF since 23 years. He took ill about two days ago and passed away yesterday.
He leaves behind his mother, wife, two daughters and a host of relatives and friends.
His body is expected to arrive at his native place today evening and the last rites will be held at Kadagadalu.