Gurugram shootout: Judge's son shot dead by guard dies of injuries

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 23: The 19-year-old son of the Gurugram judge who was shot at by his personal security guard in Gurugram finally succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on Tuesday morning.In a tragic incident Additional Sessions Judge Krishan Kant's wife and son were shot by his security guard. The immediate instigation was a  normal scolding by judge's wife. Further investigation had revealed that the guard was refused leave and he was in stress. He had been demanding leave to go home but this was not granted. This might have led to him suffering from depression, the officers said.

45-year-old wife Ritu died on October 14 and his son Dhruv, 18, was in a critical state and on life support after they were shot at by their armed guard, Mahipal Singh, when they were coming out of a shopping mall on October 13.

Soon after the incident, Singh was arrested and later sent to judicial custody.

In video footage of the incident recorded by a witness, Mahipal was seen with the gun in his hand. He was also seen trying to push Dhruv inside the car as he laid listless on the road.After initial interrogation of the accused, police officers said that Singh was a Haryana police head constable and serving as personal security guard of the judge for the past two years.

 Heart, liver and a kidney of additional sessions judge's son have been donated. With Agencies