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Woman RPF inspector shoots at, injures husband after quarrel

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

A woman was arrested for allegedly shooting at and injuring her husband following a marital dispute in Chhattisgarh's Balodabazar-district, police said Monday.

RPF (39) was on duty at her post at railway station, over 80 kilometres from here, Sunday night when the incident happened, an said.

"The accused's husband (42), a railway employee, suspected that she was having an extra-marital affair and this caused frequent quarrels between the couple ever since they married two years ago. On Sunday night he arrived at her workplace to confront her," the informed.

As tempers flayed between the two, Minj pulled out her service revolver and after firing a warning shot in the air, discharged the next two bullets at Shrivastava, the said.

"He took a hit on the hips and was rushed to a nearby hospital from where he was shifted to a medical facility in Raipur. Doctors have said he is currently out of danger," the official said.

Minj has been arrested and further probe into the incident is underway, he added.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 13:55 IST