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Cop kills wife with service weapon

A Punjab police head constable killed his wife with his service weapon after a minor dispute at their home. The policeman, identified as Sukhwinder Singh, is on the run. The victim has been identified as Palwinder Kaur. In a complaint to the police, Harmandeep Singh, son of the couple, said his parents used to quarrel often.

punjab Updated: Sep 29, 2013 00:06 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Punjab police,head constable,killed

A Punjab police head constable killed his wife with his service weapon after a minor dispute at their home. The policeman, identified as Sukhwinder Singh, is on the run. The victim has been identified as Palwinder Kaur. In a complaint to the police, Harmandeep Singh, son of the couple, said his parents used to quarrel often.

"On September 27, when my father was drinking, a quarrel broke out and he started beating up my mother. He shot down her and ran away after threatening me to remain silent," Harmandeep added. The police have registered a case against the policeman and are yet to arrest him.

First Published: Sep 29, 2013 00:02 IST