March 10, 2021 10:03 pm

CRPF Personnel Arrested For Killing Wife

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Jammu: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel allegedly killed his wife, and injured his sister-in-law in the outskirts of Jammu on Tuesday evening.

Soon after the incident the CRPF personnel identified as Constable Madan Singh Chib was arrested by the police. A CRPF spokesperson said Chib was from the 166 battalion.

He was posted at the CRPF sector headquarters in Ban Talab from where he had gone home. Tuesday evening, he shot his wife and sister-in-law, he said.

“While his wife died on the spot, his sister-in-law suffered injuries on her foot. She was taken to GMC hospital from where she has been referred to a military hospital in Satwari because her husband is an army personnel,” an official said.

He said the CRPF personnel had an argument with his family early in the morning. As tempers ran high, he opened fire from his service weapon. His eight-year-old daughter was also present at the spot. She is safe.

Police has registered a case and started investigations. (With CNS inputs)

 

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