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Woman dies in suspicious circumstances in Jammu

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Jammu: A 26-year-old woman, wife of a police officer posted in the chief minister’s security, died allegedly after receiving a bullet injury at her residence here, police said on Monday.

Inquest proceedings have been initiated into the death of Neha Basson, who succumbed to bullet injuries at Government Medical College hospital, a police officer told PTI.

It appeared the woman had received the bullet injury from her husband’s service revolver, he said. The woman’s husband, Inspector Vivek Basson, who is posted in CM security, he added.

Information was received that a young woman was hit by a bullet at her residence near Ustad Mohalla in the heart of the city this afternoon and was rushed to GMC hospital by her relatives, a police officer said.

It was not immediately clear how the woman received the bullet injury, he said. The autopsy of the deceased is being conducted at the hospital and the body would be handed over to legal heirs later, the officer said.


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