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Husband of shot doctor surrenders to police 

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, November 10, 2017 | 12:59 pm
Husband of shot doctor surrenders to policeĀ  A crime scene. (Shutterstock/File)

A doctor who allegedly fatally shot his wife at Az-Zahra Medical Center in Cawang, East Jakarta, turned himself into the police on Thursday afternoon. 

He apparently confessed to shooting his wife, Letty Sultri, 46, who was also a doctor.

The police said he had two hand-made guns in his possession. Letty was shot six times.

Read also: Doctor found dead, reportedly shot by husband

Jakarta Police spokesman Sr.Comr. Argo Yuwono said the police were questioning the suspect. 

"He hasn't given us complete information," Argo said on Thursday as quoted by kompas.com. 

East Jakarta Police chief Sr. Comr. Andry Wibowo said it was suspected that marital problems had led to the incident.

Andry said the suspect had rejected his wife's request for a divorce. (cal) 

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