Former Indian athlete kills his wife and mother in US

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Washington: Former athlete Iqbal Singh, who won a bronze medal in the Asian Championship for India in Kuwait in 1983, has been arrested in the US for the murder of his wife and mother. Iqbal Singh confessed and surrendered himself. The former athlete is now working as a driver in the US.

As per the media reports, when the police reached Iqbal’s residence in Newtown Township, he saw that he was blood-soaked and also hurt himself. The bodies of two women were lying inside the house. The 62-year-old Iqbal Singh, a resident of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, called the police on Sunday morning and confessed to his crime.

Officials said, ‘Iqbal was charged with murder and has been kept in custody. Given the nature of the allegations, he did not get bail, as well as has not used any lawyer to defend himself.

Iqbal was a shot put athlete and won a bronze medal at the Asian Athletics Championships in Kuwait in 1983. This was the biggest achievement of his sports career.

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