In broad day light, the personal guard and head constable Mahipal shot the wife and son of additional sessions judge Krishan Kant in sector-49 of Gurugram district. Both the victims have succumbed to their injuries.
The guard shot the wife Ritu and son Dhruv at point-blank range from his service revolver, he shot two bullets in Ritu’s chest and one in her stomach whereas he shot the son Dhruv thrice, two in head and on eon shoulder.
Mahipal was appointed to safeguard the judge and his family two years ago.
“The accused during interrogation said he was mentally disturbed and irritated as he was asked to take them to the market and he did not like doing household chores,” said deputy commissioner of police (crime) Sumit Kuhar.
#Gurugram: Wife of additional sessions judge, who was shot at by his gunman yesterday, has succumed to her injuries. Gunman Mahipal was arrested after he shot at wife & son of additional sessions judge in Sector 49, yesterday. He had been working as the Judge's gunman for 1.5 yrs— ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2018
He further added that “People were witnessing the incident but no one intervened or helped the victims reach the hospital. It was after the accused fled from the spot and realising that victims were alive, three men came forward and took them to a hospital 1.5 kilometres away in an autorickshaw. The accused easily drove away from the spot in front of hundreds of people, but no one came forward to get hold of him.”
#WATCH: Wife and son of an additional sessions judge shot at by the judge's gunman in #Gurugram's Sector-49. Both the injured have been admitted to the hospital and the gunman has been arrested. pic.twitter.com/rMqXdYHrxR— ANI (@ANI) October 13, 2018
The victims were admitted to the Park Hospital and the CEO PN Kakkar later said, “The boy was shot in his head and was immediately put on ventilator. The woman was shot in the right side of the chest due to which blood collected in her lungs. The family wanted to shift them to another hospital so they were shifted from here at 5.26 pm.”