Judge's wife shot dead by security officer.

Sunday 14 October 2018 10:30 am IST


Chandigarh: Mrs. Ritu, wife of Additional Sessions Judge Krishan Kant Sharma died in a hospital while she was under treatment after she had been received a bullet shot  by the security staff. Mahipal Singh has been working with the judge as a security officer for last two years.

On Saturday evening, security officer Mahipal Singh shot Ritu and his son Dhruvi at the Arcadia Market in Sector 49. The condition of Dhruv, aged 18, continues to be critical. Mahipal shot Ritu  first and later he shot Dhruv and tried to drag him into the car.

But when his attempt went futile, Mahipal Singh escaped from the market leaving Ritu and Dhruv. He was later arrested from Faridabad. Police are investigating the cause of attack.