Jagdeep singh (28) of Maan Mohalla in Batala killed his wife and mother-in-law with a knife as he suspected that the latter was instigating the former against him. The accused, who worked as a laboratory assistant in a private laboratory, called up the police after committing the crime. Daljinder Singh Dhillon, SSP, said Jagdeep had been arrested. The deceased are Ramanjit Kaur, wife of the accused, and her mother Manjit Kaur.

Woman hacked to death

Muktsar: A man fighting a divorce case allegedly killed his mother-in-law at her residence on Thandewala road here this morning. Jasveer Kaur, daughter of deceased Sukhdev Kaur (50), alleged that her husband Karamjit Singh of Rukhala village had hit her mother with an axe that claimed her life. Jasveer said she had filed a case seeking divorce. A case of murder has been registered.