55-yr-old Goindwal Sahib resident shoots self with revolver

55-yr-old Goindwal Sahib resident shoots self with revolver

Photo (file) Dr. Surinder Singh

Our Correspondent

Tarn Taran, April 19

A man living with his wife in the residential quarters of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Goindwal Sahib, 25 km from here, committed suicide by shooting himself from a close range with his licenced revolver last night.

Was under depression

  • The deceased Dr Surinder Singh (55), whose wife Vijaypal Kaur works as sewing teacher at JNV, Goindwal Sahib, was under depression for the last 1 week
  • He was a manager at Nijjar Agro, Jandiala Guru, and used to travel from Goindwal Sahib daily in his car
  • He fired from a close range when his wife was sleeping
  • His elder daughter was married and in Canada and son was also well-settled

The deceased has been identified as Dr Surinder Singh (55), whose wife Vijaypal Kaur is working as sewing teacher at JNV, Goindwal Sahib, for the last 30 years.

The deceased was a manager at Nijjar Agro, Jandiala Guru, and used to travel from Goindwal Sahib daily in his car. He was under depression for the past one week.

He fired from a close range when his wife was sleeping in the room. On hearing the gunshot, she woke up and saw her husband dead. She immediately informed the police and SHO Inspector Jaswant Singh reached the spot immediately with the police force.

The deceased belonged to Dhupsari (Batala) village and was living here with his wife. His elder daughter was married and settled in Canada and son was also well-settled. Inspector Jaswant Singh, SHO Goindwal Sahib police station, said on the statement of Vijaypal Kaur, wife of the deceased, a report under Section 174 of the CrPC was registered. The postmortem was conducted at the Civil Hospital.

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