Jalandhar: In a hair raising incident,an army jawan posted in Jammu beat his wife to death,left 8 years old daughter with the deadbody in Jalandhar Cantt. home and fled away to join his duty in Jammu on this Saturday.Army officers handed him over to Jalandhar Cantt. police after they were informed about the murder.ACP Jalandhar Cantt. Mukesh Kumar told the details to media persons on Tuesday evening.
As per ACP,Sipahi Vishnu Rathore 27 posted in 25 Punjab Regiment at Jammu had doubt that his wife Pooja 25 has illicit relations with some person. Vishnu belongs to Maharashtra but was living in servant quarters of Kothi No. 5,Shivaji Road,Jalandhar Cantt. since last three years.Vishnu took leave from his battalion and reached Jalandhar on 15th.For three days he kept on beating Pooja badly.He thrashed his wife so badly on Saturday that she died.He left his 8 year old daughter with her deadbody and fled away from the scene.
Police took the deadbody in custody when neighbors informed them and started searching for Vishnu. His battalion was informed and the army offficers handed him over to Jalandhar police from Jammu when he reported for duty.As per ACP,Vishnu Rathore has confessed for his crime.
“We have booked him u/s 302 and will present him in courts on Wednesday“ACP Mukesh Kumar told media persons.
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