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Punjab: 65-year-old man kills self after shooting wife

Press Trust of India
Apr 03, 2013 at 08:10pm IST

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.

Punjab: 65-year-old man kills self after shooting wife

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.

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