Police solves mysterious death of woman in Jammu, arrests husband


Jammu: Exhibiting high degree of professionalism, Samba Police has solved the mysterious death case of Manjit Kour, converted inquest proceedings into FIR and arrested the accused husband.

Senior Superintendent of Police Samba Benam Tosh said that inquest proceedings initiated under section 174 CrPC into the mysterious death of 38-year old Manjit Kour of Supwal Samba to ascertain the actual cause of death has been converted into FIR under sections 306 / 498-A IPC , accused has been arrested and further investigation started.

On 08.03.2020, information was received at Police station Supwal regarding suspicious death of Manjit Kour and upon this inquest was initiated, postmortem was got conducted ,viscera was sent to FSL and other legal formalities were completed.

Police has collected medical report, FSL report, & sufficient evidence and concluded that deceased Manjit Kour had committed suicide by hanging due to abetment/physical torture committed by her drunkard husband who had brutally & mercilessly beaten up her just before her death, she had sustained severe head injury and thereafter committed suicide by hanging herself from a tree in the lawns of her home in darkness of night at late evening at 9:00 p.m. Thus, inquest culminated into FIR and accused arrested.

The arrested accused has been identified as Kulbir Singh s/o Rattan Singh r/o Nai Basti Supwal tehsil Vijaypur district Samba.

Probe proceedings has been brought to logical conclusion by  Dr.Divya Bharati under the supervision of SHO Samba Rajeshwar Singh, DySP Garu Ram Bhardwaj and Additional SP Samba Surinder Choudhary.

Senior Superintendent of Police Samba Benam Tosh said that all mysterious death cases in Samba district would be solved on priority and accused involved would be arrested under law.