Nagpur man shoots wife dead; tries to commit suicide later


Nation Next Newsroom | Sep 12, 2018 20:17

Sakkardara Police officials at the crime spot

A 47-year-old man, on Tuesday, shot dead his estranged wife and later tried to kill himself at Dattatreya Nagar in Nagpur. The man, who has been identified as Ravindra Nagpure, is critical and undergoing treatment at a hospital.

As per the cops, Ravindra, at around 10.30 pm, shot his wife Meena Nagpure (40). Ravindra then tried to commit suicide by shooting himself in the chest. The couple was taken to Government Medical Hospital, where Meena was declared dead.

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Meena, reportedly, used to live in a rented house with the couple’s son Ankit (17). On the day of the incident, Ravindra had come to Meena’s house after which a fight ensued between the two. Ravindra, then, in a fit of rage, shot Meena.

Sakkardara Police, on the basis of a complaint by Ankit, have filed a case against Ravindra and booked him under sections 302 and 309 of IPC and sections 4, 25 and 27 of the Arms Act.