The wife and 18-year-old son of a judge were shot at by his personal security officer in a busy market in Gurgaon this afternoon. Both have been taken to a hospital where sources say, the son is critical. The wife is reportedly out of danger.
The incident took place around 3:30 pm near Arcadia Market in Sector 49, Gurgaon, where the wife and son of additional sessions judge Krishan Kant Sharma had gone shopping.
The gunman first shot the wife and then the son, in front of several eye-witnesses. Immediately after that, he tried to drag the judge’s son in the car. But when he couldn’t, he left the judge’s son on the road and drove away in the same car that they had come to the market in, show video footage captured by eyewitnesses from their cellphones.
Here are the Updates on the Gurgaon shooting:
Police said the incident occurred around 3.30 pm when Additional Sessions Judge Krishan Kant’s wife Ritu and son Dhruv had gone for shopping in the Arcadia market. They were accompanied by the judge’s guard, Mahipal.
“Some locals informed the police about gunshots being fired outside the Arcadia market. When a police team reached the spot, they found Ritu and Dhruv lying in a pool of blood,” Ms Gajraj said, according to PTI.
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“A preliminary report said security guard Mahipal Singh shot dead the woman and her son,” a senior police officer told IANS. “We are trying to ascertain facts.”
The personal security officer who shot the additional sessions judge’s son and wife, was caught on a Faridabad road after he escaped from the spot of the shooting.
The PSO was caught soon after escaping and is being interrogated by the Gurgaon police.
Cops say that the PSO was depressed. He also made two more calls telling people about the shooting.
The incident took place around 3:30 pm near Arcadia Market in Sector 49, Gurgaon, where the wife and son of Additional Sessions Judge Krishan Kant Sharma had gone shopping.
A forensic team was sent to the spot where the personal security officer of a judge shot his wife and son in Gurgaon, according to news agency ANI.
The wife and son of a judge were shot at by his guard at a busy Gurugram market today in the evening. The personal security officer who was responsible for protecting them, had shot them.
Both have been taken to hospital, where sources say, the son is critical.
The wife is reportedly out of danger.