Sangrur: A man on Wednesday allegedly shot at his wife and later killed himself with his licensed gun after a verbal duel over his drinking habit.
The deceased, identified as Kaur Singh (65), died on the spot while his wife Amarjit Kaur is undergoing treatment at a Rajindra Hospital in Patiala, police said in Sangrur.
The couple, residents of Khanal Kalan village, got into an argument after Kaur objected to her husband keeping a stock of liquor bottles at home.
Police said Kaur Singh, died on the spot while his wife Amarjit Kaur is undergoing treatment at a Rajindra Hospital in Patiala.
Infuriated over it, Singh shot at his wife with .12 bore licensed gun and thereafter shot himself. Further investigations are on, SSP Harcharan Singh Bhullar added.