News Nation Logo

Gurugram: Judge's son dies 10 days after being shot by bodyguard

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 23 Oct 2018, 07:56:36 AM
Gurugram: Judge's son dies 10 days after being shot by bodyguard


The 18-year-old son of the additional sessions judge, who was shot by his bodyguard near Arcadia market in Gurugram’s Sector-49 on October 13 and declared brain dead, died in a Gurugram hospital early on Tuesday morning.  

Kant’s wife Ritu and son Dhruv were shot by his bodyguard Mahipal. “The reason for Ritu’s death was excessive bleeding. A panel of three specialist doctors found two gunshot wounds on the right side and in the middle of the chest,” Regional Medical Officer of the Gurgaon Civil Hospital, Pawan Choudhary had said.

Read More | Decline in prices of petrol, diesel for sixth straight day; Check October 23 rates HERE

After initial interrogation by the police, it was established that Mahipal was a Haryana police head constable and was serving as a personal security guard of Additional Sessions Judge Krishan Kant.

Mahipal had been demanding leave to visit his home for quite some time now, however, his leave was not sanctioned,  a police officer said.

“The judge also used to scold him often,” one of the interrogating officers said.

Also Read | Stephen Hawking’s thesis, wheelchair among other prized possessions up for auction

On the fateful day, Ritu had scolded him inside the car while they were on their way to the market, the officer said. “He harboured a grudge against the judge.”

Meanwhile, in a statement, Krishan Kant said that after shooting Ritu and Dhruv, Mahipal called him and informed him about the incident.


For all the Latest Cities News, Delhi & NCR News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.

First Published : 23 Oct 2018, 07:56:26 AM