Jammu, Jan 26: A woman was killed when she was hit with a bullet fired accidentally by her husband from a rifle belonging to a VDC member in Surankote area of Poonch on Thursday.
Whether it is a case of accidental killing or otherwise is being investigated, police said.
A police officer said that an information was received through reliable sources that a 30-year-old woman identified as Rubina Kouser was killed due to bullet wounds at around 1:30 p.m. Immediately, he said, a police team rushed to the spot and arrested her husband Nassar Ahmad son of Nazir Hussain of Upper Murrah in Surankote. He said that a case has been registered and the weapon, a rifle of the VDC member, has been seized.
A police official told GNS preliminary investigations have revealed that the fire was fired by Nassar Ahmad and further investigations are underway if the fire went off accidentally or by design. gns