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Man arrested for murdering wife, injuring daughter in Rajouri

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Jammu, Jun 11: Police has arrested a man for allegedly murdering his wife and injuring his daughter in Rajouri district, officials said on Tuesday.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajouri, Yougal Manhas said they received information on Monday that a woman Neelam Devi and her daughter Anita Devi have received critical injuries inside their house in Kharak village.

The duo was taken to Sunderbani Sub-district hospital where Neelam Devi succumbed while her daughter Anita Devi was referred to GMCH Jammu in critical condition.

During investigations by police, it came to fore that husband of woman had allegedly beaten her and her daughter inside house, he said.

Simultaneously, he added, raids were conducted and the accused Kartar Chand, son of Munshi Ram, resident of Kharak was arrested from forest area of village while weapon of offence, a water supply hard iron pipe, has been seized.

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