Ludhiana: Fed up over the family dispute, a middle aged man has killed his wife with ice pick and also injured his son. The accused concocted the fake story that robbers barged into their house and killed his wife and also injured the other family members too.
Within few hours of investigation, the police revealed that the husband has killed his wife over the family dispute. The son of the accused revealed the real story of murder before the police.
The police officials revealed that the accused has suffered loss in business and unable to fulfill the demands of his wife and family members which led to regular disputes in the family. On late Monday night the accused first killed his wife with ice pick and also attacked his son. Later, he informed the police and concocted the fake story.
The deceased has been identified as Savinder Kaur (50), a resident of Shivaji Nagar.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime), Balkar Singh said that at 3.30 am they received information from Gurmeet Singh, a resident of Shivaji Nagar and owner of GS Enterprises (sanitary shop) that robbers struck at their house and killed his wife.
Accompanied by ADCP Joginder Singh and ACP Amandeep Brar, ADCP Balkar Singh said that they reached the spot and found the blood in kitchen and the glass items were damaged. The body of Savinder Kaur was lying on the bed in bedroom.
Gurmeet Singh stated to the police that three persons with covered face entered in their house and attacked his wife. He further stated that the accused also injured him and his son Ashu.
Gurmeet Singh claimed that the accused also locked the house from outside while leaving. At the time of incident his father Tarlok Singh was also sleeping on the ground floor of the house but not aware of any incident.
ADCP said that they found the statement of Gurmeet Singh fishy and detained him for questioning. During the investigation, Ashu, son of Gurmeet Singh admitted that his father has killed Sawinder Kaur and later injured him with ice pick. After killing Sawinder Kaur, the accused told his son that he would kill him and later commit suicide. However, Ashu pacified his father and decided to not to reveal anything to the police. Later, Gurmeet Singh informed the police and his relatives and concocted the fake story.
The police have arrested the accused and registered case of murder at Police Division No.6.
Statement of accused before police at 7 am
Three persons with covered face entered in their house and attacked his wife. The accused also injured me and my son Ashu. Gurmeet claimed that the accused also locked the house from outside while leaving the place.
Accused confession before police at 4 pm
After the son of the accused revealed the truth to the police, the accused also confessed that he has killed his wife. Gurmeet Singh said that he suffered losses in business and could not fulfill the demands of wife and family members which led to regular disputed in the house. He said, “I have killed my wife and later attempted to kill my son. I have also decided to kill my son and later commit suicide but my son pacified me and decided that they will not reveal anything before the police and relatives”.
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