CRPF trooper kills self after murdering wife, injuring sister-in-law

Agencies. Updated: 9/13/2020 12:01:27 PM Regional News

Jammu: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper killed himself after murdering his wife and injuring sister-in-law during a heated argument in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, reports said.

According to news agency TNN, a CRPF trooper attached with Sector Headquarters in Jammu region entered into an argument with his wife and sister-in-law over some issue after which he fired at his wife and sister-in law and later shot himself dead as well.

“His wife died on the spot while his sister-in-law sustained serious injuries and was hospitalized,” a CRPF official posted with Sector Headquarters Jammu was quoted as having said in the report.

The CRPF trooper, identified as CT/GD Madan Singh Chib, also died on the spot.

“Eight-year-old daughter of the CRPF man was also present at the spot, but she is safe,” the CRPF official said.

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