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40-Year-old Sikh man arrested for stabbing his wife to death in Canada

Canada Police said that on December 7, it received a report of a woman being stabbed. After this the police reached the spot and found a woman named Harpreet Kaur Gill in an injured state. He was immediately taken to the hospital, where he died.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Toronto: A 40-year-old Sikh man has been arrested for killing his wife in Canada’s British Columbia province. Canadian police said in a statement that 40-year-old Harpreet Kaur Gill was stabbed to death by Navinder Gill in the past. The couple lived in Surrey.

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According to police, on December 7, a woman was reported stabbed. After this the police reached the spot and found Harpreet Kaur Gill in an injured state. She was immediately taken to the hospital, later she died. The husband, accused of murder, was taken into custody at the scene, but was later released, the statement said. He was again arrested by the investigating officers on December 15, police said.

According to the statement, he was rearrested on December 15 by IHIT investigators with the support of the Surrey Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and charged with second-degree murder on December 16.

Three Indian-origin Canadians have been killed in separate incidents in Canada since November.

A 21-year-old Sikh woman, Pawanpreet Kaur, was shot to death in a ‘targeted’ attack on December 3 in the Ontario province. A 24-year-old Indian-origin Sikh man died of gunshot wounds in the Canadian province of Alberta on the same day. In November, an 18-year-old Indian-origin teenager, Mehakpreet Sethi, was stabbed to death at a high school parking lot in the British Columbia province.

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