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: A dhaba owner and his wife were found dead in Kalayat sub­di­vi­sion of Kaithal dis­trict, po­lice said on Tues­day.

The de­ceased have been iden­ti­fied as Jaipal, 35, and his wife Rekha, 32, who hailed from nearby Ma­tour vil­lage.

Po­lice said the body of Jaipal was found hang­ing with a ceil­ing fan and his wife’s body with head in­juries was ly­ing on the floor of the dhaba on the Hisar-Chandi­garh road when the po­lice reached there late Mon­day evening. The cops said that Jaipal’s son Chetak had gone to meet his grand­par­ents, who live in Ma­tour, and the mat­ter came to light when he returned. The po­lice of­fi­cials as­so­ci­ated with the investigat­ion into the case said that in the pre­lim­i­nary in­ves­ti­ga­tions, it seems that Jaipal hanged him­self af­ter killing his wife as he al­legedly sus­pected her loy­alty.

Kalayat DSP Vinod Shankar said the cause of the death could be as­cer­tained af­ter the post­mortem re­port. Mean­while, the po­lice reg­is­tered a case un­der Sec­tion 302 (mur­der) of IPC) against un­known per­sons

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