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Kathua/Jammu: A 40-year-old man allegedly killed his younger brother and his sister-in-law over a family dispute in Kathua district on Tuesday, police said.
The accused, identified as Raj Kumar, son of Bhagat Ram, was arrested and booked for the double murder, a police official said.
Officers at Rajbagh police station received information about Kumar, a resident of Chak Wazir Labzoo, Marheen, allegedly murdering his brother Naresh (32) and Naresh’s wife Arti Devi (24) using a sharp weapon outside their home, he said.
A police team, headed by SDPO Border Pankaj Soodan alongwith SHO Police Station Rajbagh and In-Charge Police Post Marheen, reached the spot and arrested the accused, who had fled, the official added.
Based on evidence collected from the spot and information gathered from local sources, the police rounded up the accused, who confessed his crime. Further investigation has been taken up.