Punjab Police constable shot himself after killing woman

March 20, 2022 - PatialaPolitics

Punjab Police constable shot himself after killing woman

A Punjab Police constable allegedly shot dead a woman in the Haibowal area of Ludhiana.


The initial investigation revealed that the constable was posted at Police Lines Ludhiana. The police received the information about the incident around 8 pm and immediately rushed to the spot, whereupon they found a dead woman with a bullet injury.


Ashwani Goyal, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) said the preliminary investigation has revealed that the bullet was fired by the police constable. However, the involvement of the constable in the woman’s death is yet to be confirmed.

“Investigations are going on. The prima facie is yet to be confirmed. With the current details, the accused, who shot the woman, was a constable in Police lines named Simran. He has been hospitalized due to a bullet wound by the neighbours,” said Goyal. (ANI)


Police have found out that the two have been living in a live-in relationship for a long time, while the woman’s husband lives abroad. The deceased has been identified as Nidhi, 31, while injured constable Simranjit Singh has been posted in the police line.