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Man stabs wife

Malda, May 5: A 36-year-old youth stabbed his wife to death and surrendered to the Englishbazar police this afternoon.

Zalaluddin Sheikh, an employee of a private insurance company, appeared at the police station around 3pm with a bloodstained knife and told the police that he had killed his wife Ardari Bibi. The couple’s son and two daughters had gone to school when the incident took place. The son of the owner of the house where the couple used to stay with their children said that they had asked the family to vacate the house because they used to quarrel almost every day. District police chief Bhuban Mondal said Zalaluddin has been arrested and would be produced in the local court tomorrow.

Spirit haul

Siliguri: The state excise officials of Jalpaiguri division seized 640 litres of spirit worth around Rs 20,000 near Ghoshpukur on Thursday. The officials said the spirit was loaded on an autorickshaw at Panjipara of North Dinajpur and was on its way to Siliguri. The driver has been arrested.

Army camp

Siliguri: The 123 Mountain Brigade will hold a pension and medical camp at Lebong Racecourse grounds in Darjeeling on Friday and Saturday. During the Armed Force Pension Adalat and Medical Camp the ex-servicemen living in the hills would be updated about the pension policy, several war widows felicitated and free medical check-ups would be conducted by the jawans of the Indian Army.

Border arrest

Siliguri: Md Rajesh of Kharibari was arrested on Wednesday from Rupsingjote near the India-Nepal border and a stolen motorcycle was recovered from him. Rajesh was trying to cross the border and enter Nepal with the two-wheeler when he was arrested.

Body found

Islampur: The body of a 21-year-old youth, with his throat slit, was found at Aliganj, 3km from here, on Thursday. Police said the body of Sujit Biswas, a third year student of Islampur College, was found on a field 1km away from his house. Two persons have been detained in this connection.

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