First Published Sep 4, 2022, 3:56 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Quarrels in the family are common. However, some of them are resorting to atrocities in the blink of an eye. A jawan took the lives of his wife and own daughter during a quarrel in the family. The police registered a case and arrested the accused. It is being investigated.
In details, a soldier from Jammu killed his wife and minor daughter at the army camp of Assam Rifles in Srikona on Saturday due to a family dispute, officials said. Havildar Ravinder Kumar of 39 Assam Rifles arrested the accused. The police have registered a case and are investigating the incident. “Havildar (General Duty) Ravinder Kumar of 39 AR murdered his wife Monika Dogra (32) and his daughter Riddhi (10) around 04:15 am on Saturday. The accused hails from Jourian in Akhnoor, Jammu. The wife is from Samba,” said a defense official.
The accused brought his family to the family quarter in 39AR, Srikona on March 10 this year. “The police detained him and shifted him to quarter guard before formally arresting him,” the official said. The accused slashed the throats of his wife and minor daughter with a machete, the officer said. “What led him to such an extreme step is not yet known, but apparently there was a family feud,” he said. He said the bodies were lying in a pool of blood on the floor of his family residence. After the heinous crime, it was revealed that the accused had run away and was hiding in a temple in an army camp. The incident shocked the residents of the army camp.
Tamilnadu film producer’s murder.. Dead body in a plastic bag
Tamil film producer Baskaran (68) was murdered on Saturday. His body was put in a plastic bag and dumped near a canal in Chinmayanagar. The incident came to light when a conservancy worker found a bag containing the dead body along Nerkundrum Road around 7 am on Saturday. Police reached the spot. When the bag was opened, the victim’s hands and feet were found tied. The body was shifted to Kilpauk Government Medical College for postmortem.
After investigating the missing complaints, the police identified the body as that of Baskaran. Baskaran is doing real estate business and produced two films. He left home on Friday to attend a reception at a star hotel in Nungambakkam. When he did not return, his family members complained that he was missing. Using GPS, police located his car on the side of the road, a few meters from where his body was found.
During investigation, police learned that Baskaran had withdrawn ₹20,000 from an ATM in Vadapalani on Friday. Police are investigating whether there is any financial issue behind this murder. A police official said his mobile phone was not found. Sources said that Baskaran had gone to Virugambakkam to meet an acquaintance of his. It is suspected that they killed him there and dumped the dead body on the Nerkundram road. Police said the accused changed the direction of the CCTV cameras with a wooden stick. The police suspect that the killer and his family vacated the house early in the morning.
Last Updated Sep 4, 2022, 3:56 PM IST