Sardool Singh,66,a resident of Wadala Johal village,was arrested for allegedly killing his aged and ailing wife,Soma,65,over a domestic dispute on Saturday. The case was filed on the complaint of Harbans Singh,brother of the deceased,who alleged that his sister was hacked to death by Sardool. The police report said Soma was married to Sardool for 40 years,and the couple had five married children. A case under Section 302 of the IPC has been registered at the Jandiala police station.
Farmer murders wife
BATHINDA: A person allegedly murdered his wife with a sharp-edged agricultural implement in the wee hours of Sunday in Kothe Chhapri Wala village of the district. Police have registered a case against Baldev Singh,who is absconding. Baldev was upset with his wife,thinking that she played a role in the love marriage of his niece,who tied the knot with a boy of Chotian village in Muktsar district, said Nahianwala SHO Daljit Singh Gill,adding that the accused and his two brothers lived in a joint family and were against the marriage.