Policeman, wife commit suicide at Gadigarh

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A Personal Security Officer (PSO) of J&K Police who was posted with Advocate General of Government, DC Raina and his wife today committed suicide at their residence at Gadigarh area.

The couple was found hanging from the hoof of ceiling fan at their residence by their family members on Monday evening. “Tarvinder Singh, son of Gurdev Singh, resident of GadiGarh had returned from the duty this evening and found that his wife namely ParmeetKour was hanging from the hook of the ceiling fan,” said SDPO Gandhi Nagar PK Mangi. Mangi said Tarvinder was in the Security Wing of J&K Police in Jammu and posted with Advocate General, DC Raina. He brought down the body of his wife and handed himself from the hook of the ceiling fan, added the SDPO. When the father of the deceased police personal found that his son was not responding to the calls, the police officer said, he went to the house himself and forced his entry into the room. To his utter shock, the SDPO Mangi said, he found both his son and his daughter-in-law dead. He said that their two children including 11 year-old daughter and 7-year-old son were with their grand-father when the incident happened. The bodies have been shifted to the hospital for post mortem and other legal formalities.