Shillong, Sep 21: A person killed his wife and later committed suicide in West Khasi Hills, police informed.
According to West Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police (SP), Herbert Lyngdoh, on Tuesday morning at around 11:30 am information was received from Nongstoin police station that one person identified as Bose Kharbani, (25) had hung himself in his rented house in Siejlieh village.
Lyngdoh informed that upon reaching the spot, it was observed that another dead body was also found of a woman who was later identified as Rosemery Lyngkhoi, (26), who was his wife.
The West Khasi Hills SP informed that a six month old child who is the coupleâ€™s daughter was found alive on the bedside and was immediately rushed to the Civil Hospital for medical examination and later handed over to the relatives.
Lyngdoh informed that the Crime Scene Unit Shillong was immediately requisitioned and upon careful examination it was suspected that the husband had murdered his wife with a sharp knife which was found on the spot and then committed suicide.
The SP said, â€œIt was also found out through eye witnesses that the door entrance had also been bolted from inside.â€
â€œAll prime exhibits have been seized and will be sent to the forensic lab and in this connection a case has been registered vide Nongstoin PS Case number 60(09)202 1 U/S 302 IPC and investigation is on,â€ Lyngdoh added.