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Jammu: Man killed by roommate over argument on TV show

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Police on Friday said that mysterious murder case of a hawker at Rajouri district was worked out with the arrest of his roommate from Gurdaspur Punjab.

Addressing a presser, Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri, Mohammad Aslam, said that some argument during a TV show led to the murder on New Year eve.

On January 2, body of the hawker identified as Pawan Kumar son T Ram of Udhampur was found at Rajouri under mysterious conditions.

“Subsequent to the recovery of the body under mysterious circumstances, inquest proceedings were started by police,” the SSP, flanked by other police officers, said.

“During the proceedings, it was found three other persons were putting along with Pawan in a rented room. They included Ashok Kumar of Gurdaspur, besides Narayan Dass and Vishnu Dass, brothers, also from Gurdaspur,” he said, adding, “It came to fore that on New Year eve, they had consumed alcohol and thereafter there was some quarrel between deceased Pawan Kumar and Ashok Kumar during a TV show.”
He said both attacked each other and got injured.

“Pawan Kumar suffered grievous injury and succumbed to wounds,” he said, adding, “Ashok Kumar had fled and police arrested him from Gurdaspur.” He had admitted to have committed the crime, the SSP said.

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Former Minister, Pahari Tribe ST Forum delegation call on Lt Governor

Several delegations including former Minister; members of Pahari Tribe ST Forum and Youth leader from Bhaderwah today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan.

Sh. Abdul Ghani Kohli, former Minister met the Lt Governor and projected various welfare issues of Gujjar and Bakerwal communities pertaining to proper arrangements for Gujjar & Bakwerwal population in view of the winter season; tribal funds; Insurance for sheep; spreading awareness among Gujjar and Bakerwal communities regarding welfare policies & schemes, besides other concerns of the general public.

Meanwhile, a three-member delegation of the Pahari Tribe ST Forum led by Adv. Ahsan Mirza and accompanied by Adv. Gurdev Singh Thakur and Sh. Sajjad Mirza submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor pertaining to ST status for Pahari people, functioning of Pahari Advisory Board and other concerning issues of Pahari youth.

Later, Advocate Mohammad Majid Malik, a youth leader from Bhaderwah also called on the Lt Governor and apprised him about various issues of Bhaderwah including the declaration of Jammu University campus into a full-fledged University; construction of Chattargalla tunnel; the opening of Bhaderwah-Chamba and Bhaderwah-Bani road; Mini Secretariat and several youth-related issues.

While interacting with the delegations, the Lt Governor observed that J&K Government has adopted citizen-centric policies and is steadfastly working on all fronts for the development and welfare of people belonging to every community.

We are committed to making every section of society an equal stakeholder in the development process of the UT, the Lt Governor said.

The Lt Governor assured the members of the delegations that the genuine issues put forth by them would be given due consideration. He impressed upon them to keep projecting the issues of public welfare and development of the region.

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Jammu: Husband arrested for killing wife

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A man was arrested for killing his 23-year-old wife and trying to mislead the investigators by projecting the murder as suicide in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

Nishu Devi, a resident of Pasyal Dharalta village of Batote, was found hanging at her house on January 23 and inquest proceedings were initiated to ascertain the actual cause of the death, a police spokesperson said.

He said the postmortem of the deceased was conducted at district hospital Ramban and the body handed over to legal heirs for last rites.

During the course of inquiry, parents of the deceased alleged that their daughter was murdered by her husband and his family as they had been torturing and harassing her, the spokesperson said.

Pawan Kumar, husband of the deceased, was detained and questioned. He confessed to killing his wife by strangulating her and later hung her body to pass it as a case of suicide to mislead the police, he said.

The officials said the accused was arrested and booked for murder besides attempting to bribe a public servant to escape punishment.

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