Gurgaon, Oct 14: The wife and son of a Gurugram additional sessions judge died on Sunday after being shot at by gunner from point blank range on Saturday. Gunner Mahipal had accompanied judge Krishan Kant's wife Ritu and son Dhruv (18) to Arcadia market in sector 49 and it was here that Mahipal shot at them around 3:30 pm. Mahipal was reportedly mentally upset over the behaviour of judge and his family.Police said the incident occurred around 3.30 pm when judge Krishan Kant's wife Ritu and son Dhruv (18) had gone for shopping in the Arcadia market in sector 49. They were accompanied by the judge's guard, Mahipal.After shooting the two, Mahipal had screamed "he is a devil and she is devil's mother". The gunner escaped the spot after shooting and was later arrested from Faridabad. He is being interrogated and has been sent to 4-day police custody. Initial interrogation has revealed that Mahipal was mentally disturbed. He was upset at doing daily errands for the family, sources said. The gunner said that he felt "possessed" at the time of shooting. Police sources also said that he wanted to go on leave but was denied and thus he may have been angry and depressed. Sources also added that the judge reportedly scolded him often. "The judge also used to scold him often," one police officer was quoted as saying. Reports say that judge's wife had shouted at him while they were going to the market on Saturday. "He had a grudge against the judge," added the officer.In a video of the incident, Mahipal, with gun in his hand, is seen trying to push Dhruv inside the car as the victim laid listless on the road.
"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," DCP-East Sulochna Gajraj said.Two bullets were hit into Ritu’s chest and stomach. Dhruv was shot thrice- on the shoulder and twice in the head.Mahipal is head constable of Haryana Police aand was serving the judge for the past two years.News24 Bureau