Man arrested for ‘murdering’ his wife


A man was arrested on Wednesday by Jammu and Kashmir police for allegedly murdering his wife and injuring his daughter in Rajouri district.

According to the reports police has received information on Monday that a woman Neelam Devi and her daughter Anita Devi have received critical injuries inside their house in Kharak village.

Police reached the spot and the duo was taken to Sunderbani sub-district hospital where Neelam Devi succumbed while her daughter Anita Devi was referred to GMCH Jammu in critical condition.

Taking note, a police team from Kalakote police station headed by SHO Tahir Khan under the supervision of SDPO Nowshera Brijesh Sharma and SP Nowshera GL Sharma started an investigation into the matter and in the initial probe, it came to fore that husband of the woman had allegedly beaten her and her daughter inside the house.

Raids were conducted and the accused Kartar Chand son of Munshi Ram resident of Kharak was arrested from the forest area of the village while the weapon of offence, a water supply hard iron pipe, has been seized.


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