Man murders wife, attempts suicide in Jammu

Jammu: A man allegedly murdered his wife and later attempted suicide in this winter capital of the state.

“Nisha Devi was killed by her husband Ashok Singh, 42, resident of Ramnagar, Udhampur on Monday evening when she was hit with iron rod by him near Paloura in Talab Tillo area here,” police here said.

They said that the accused, who is working as a security guard at tube-well of PHE and was staying in a room allotted to him, also attempted to commit suicide by touching electric wires.

“He has suffered electric shock and has been hospitalised,” police said, adding that a case under relevant sections has been registered and investigation started.

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