Husband murders wife, then commits suicide

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Ludhiana, Apr 25 (UNI) A government school teacher allegedly murdered his wife with a sharp edged weapon and then himself committed suicide at their residence in Machiwara town of the district last night. police today said.

According to the police, Amritpal Singh, attacked his wife, Gurpreet Kaur with a sharp edged weapon, as he suspected that she had illict relations with someone in the town. After killing her, he cut his wrist and banged his head against the wall and later consumed a poisonous substance and died.

An earlier version given by the police said that the two were murdered with sharp edged weapons. However a relative of the deceased couple later told the police that the two had strained relations.

The post mortem report confirmed the statement given to the police by the relative.

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