INDIA: Man shoots wife for refusing to return to in-laws’ house

INDIA: Man shoots wife for refusing to return to in-laws’ house

A man allegedly shot his wife at her maternal house after she refused to go with him. The couple, who got married three years ago, was living apart for more than two years.

Identified as Pooja Rathor, the victim was shot at around 11 am by her husband Kishore Rathor, who is a drunkard and is unemployed.
According to Shashikant Sharma, station officer of North police station, “On Friday, Kishore came to take back Pooja along with him but she refused.

Enraged over his wife’s refusal, the 24-year-old man shot her with a country-made pistol.” “She was rushed to a hospital where she was given first-aid. After the incident, the accused is on the run,” he said.

According to police, a case is being lodged under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder) and section 25 of Arms Act.

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