Mandeep Singh, from Punjab, drowned in the river at Doomi in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district on January 8, they said.
The jawan was undergoing training with a few Army personnel at the school in Doomi when he reportedly drowned.
The body was recovered in Pargwal area yesterday.
It has been handed over to the Army after a post-mortem examination at a hospital in Akhnoor, the police said.
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