"Kalakote police station has arrested a man for allegedly murdering his wife and injuring his daughter whereas three other persons have been taken into custody for questioning," a police spokesman said.
A police team started investigation into the matter and in the initial probe, it came to light that the husband of woman had allegedly beaten her and his daughter.
"Simultaneously, raids were conducted and alleged accused Kartar Chand, son of Munshi Ram resident of Kharak was arrested from forest area while weapon of offence - a water supply hard iron pipe - has been seized," the police said.
A case under relevant sections of law including charges of murder has been registered in Kalakote police station.
Three other relatives of the accused have also been taken into custody for questioning in the matter.
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