Due to family feud in Etawah district, a constable shot his wife dead and then shot himself to commit suicide.
The constable was admitted to Saifai Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences’ hospital in a critical condition.
The Friends Colony circle officer reached the spot as soon as he was informed about the incident. The police recovered a pistol from the spot.
Constable Brajesh Kumar Yadav (52), a resident of Om Puram Colony under Friends Colony police station, is a driver in Dial 112 at Ervakatra police station in Auraiya. He came home after finishing his shift on Tuesday morning.
The constable’s son Vikas said that there was a dispute between his mother Urmila (50) and father in the afternoon over some domestic issue and soon after that he heard gunshots and went inside and found his mother and father lying on the ground in pools of blood. Urmila was dead.
On getting information, Friends Colony police station chief Vivek Kumar, CO Sadar Amit Kumar Singh and forensic team reached the spot. Brajesh was sent to the district hospital in critical condition from where the doctors referred him to Saifai PGI. Urmila's body was sent for post-mortem.
The police said the incident took place over some domestic dispute.
Further investigations are on.
Meanwhile, two labourers involved in house construction died of electrocution and three of their colleagues sustained critical injuries, police said on Wednesday.
The incident took place in Kirari village under Farah police station.
The five men were constructing pillars of the house and the iron bar they were setting touched a high tension wire, leading to their electrocution, the police said.
The deceased were identified as Surendra (50) and Yadram (35). Three others, Arjun, Mukesh and Mahavir, were also electrocuted and are undering treatment. A case was registered in this regard.