Jammu: A Village Defence Guards (VDGs) member shot dead his wife in Rajouri district of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Village Defence Guards armed man, Yashpal, killed his wife, Neelam Devi, 46, by shooting her with his service rifle 303 rifle in Patrara area of the district on Thursday.
Yashpal, also a Sarpanch of Panchayat Halka Patrara, fired upon his wife and she was seriously injured, a police official told media men. The woman was later shifted to Sub District Hospital, Sunderbani, by her other family members.
Later the injured woman was referred to Govt Medical College, Jammu, but she succumbed to her injuries.