A woman was killed when she was hit with a bullet fired accidentally by her husband from a rifle belonging to a VDC member in Surankote area of Poonch on Thursday. Whether it is a case of accidental killing or otherwise is being investigated, police said.
A police officer told that an information was received through reliable sources that a 30-year-old woman identified as Rubina Kouser was killed due to bullet wounds at around 1:30 p.m. Immediately, he said, a police team rushed to the spot and arrested her husband Nassar Ahmad son of Nazir Hussain of Upper Murrah in Surankote. He said that a case has been registered and the weapon, a rifle of the VDC member, has been seized.
A police official told preliminary investigations have revealed that the fire was fired by Nassar Ahmad and further investigations are underway if the fire went off accidentally or by design.