Jammu: A Special Police officer (SPO) has shots dead his wife and mother-in-law and later attempted suicide in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.
SPO Pawan Kumar, working with police ran away from his duty and went to his in-laws's house in remotest Gandolo belt of Doda district and clashed with his wife and in-laws late on Sunday night, SSP Doda Arif Rishu told PTI.
In a fit of anger he opened indiscriminate firing from his rifle and killed his wife Champa Devi, mother-in-law Sumitra Devi and injured critically his father-in-law Desh Raj, SSP said.
Later, he attempted suicide by firing on himself, SSP added.
The injured father-in-law and SPO have been shifted to Jammu for medical treatment.
The postmortem of bodies was conducted and handed over to family members for the last rites, he said, adding, a case has been registered and further investigations are on.


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