On the outskirts of Jammu, a CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) jawan allegedly shot his wife in a fit of rage and then shot himself with the same weapon late on Saturday night.  As per reports, Madan Singh also injured his sister-in-law and fired at his daughter in the process. The eight-year-old, however, had a miraculous escape.

Constable Madan Singh, 38, deputed with 166 Bn and attached to sector headquarters at the time of his death, had an altercation with his wife. After the row, the woman went to her sister’s home, the Times of India reported.

What You Should Know:

  • Madan Singh and his wife, Deepti Rani had an altercation. Rani left the house to go to her sister’s place.
  • Soon after, Madan reportedly showed up at the house in a fit of rage and shot his wife when she opened the door; injured his sister-in-law and shot at his daughter too.
  • Thereafter, Madan reportedly shot himself with the same service weapon.

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According to reports, the couple quarreled after which the woman, Deepti Rani, 35, left the house. She went to her sister’s house at Ragore in Ghatora area. Soon after, Singh reportedly went to his sister-in-law place, where he allegedly shot his wife. The incident happened around 10.30 pm on Saturday.

“In a fit of rage, the jawan shot dead his wife with his service weapon when she came out to open the door around 10:30 pm and also injured his sister-in-law, besides firing some shots at his eight-year-old daughter, who had a miraculous escape,” the police said.

After killing wife, Singh shoots himself

Later, Madan Singh reportedly shot himself near his wife’s body, a police official said. He added that both the bodies of the man and the woman had been shifted to hospital for postmortem and other legal formalities. Rani’s sister, who got injured due to the firing, was hospitalised as well.

Reports said that a formal case has been registered at the Gharota police station. Moreover, the CRPF has begun a departmental inquiry as well.

Shikha Chandra is an intern with SheThePeople.TV

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