Woman shot dead by father-in-law; arrested

KISHTWAR: In a shocking incident, a retired police Sub Inspector shot dead his daughter-in-law at Ganesh Nagar in Poochal area of Kishtwar on the intervening night of November 21 and 22.
According to reports, Chuni Lal, a retired police Sub Inspector killed his 34 years old daughter-in-law Vaneeta Devi, wife of Ashok Kumar resident of Ganesh Nagar by shooting her with his licenced weapon.

The incident took place during mid night when whole village was sleeping.
After listening the gun shot, the villagers rushed to the spot and brought the matter into the notice of police.
Police and locals shifted the body to District Hospital Kishtwar. After postmortem the body was handed over to family members for last rites.

SSP Kishtwar Rajinder Gupta while confirming the incident said that the reason behind killing is family issue and on attending a marriage party in the village, where father-in-law was not invited.

SSP Kishtwar said that accused has been arrested and identified as retired Sub Inspector Chuni Lal(75), besides weapon used for crime has been also seized by the police party.

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