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Lifer on parole commits suicide in Assam: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

A lifer who was out on parole allegedly committed suicide after seriously injuring his wife in of Assam, a said.

The lifer, Jiten Nath, attacked his wife with a sharp knife following an altercation with her and escaped from the house Saturday, police said.

The family members launched a search for him and found him hanging from a tree in the backyard of his house Sunday.

His wife was shifted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital in a critical condition.

Nath was on parole for 20 days and was scheduled to return to Tuesday.

He was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his friend

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 19:35 IST