Husband Shoots Dead Wife From VDC Member’s Rifle

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Srinagar- A woman was killed on Thursday after being hit with a bullet fired by her husband from a rifle belonging to a VDC member in Surankote area of Poonch district.

However, police are investigating whether it is a case of accidental killing or otherwise.

A police officer said that information was received through reliable sources that a 30-year-old woman identified as Rubina Kouser was killed due to bullet wounds at around 1:30 p.m.

Immediately, he said, a police team rushed to the spot and arrested her husband Nassar Ahmad son of Nazir Hussain of Upper Murrah in Surankote. He said that a case has been registered and the weapon, a rifle of the VDC member, has been seized.

A police official said that preliminary investigations have revealed that the fire was fired by Nassar Ahmad and further investigations are underway to find out if the fire went off accidentally or by design. (GNS)

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