Security Officer Sentenced To Death For Killing Gurugram Judge's Wife, Son

Additional Sessions Judge Sudheer Parmar awarded death sentence to PSO Mahipal.

Security Officer Sentenced To Death For Killing Gurugram Judge's Wife, Son

The accused Mahipal Singh, who shot the judge's son, tried to drag him into the car (File)

Highlights

  • A personal security officer killed the judge's son and wife in 2018
  • He had opened fire and killed them at Arcadia Market in Gurgaon
  • Statements of 64 witnesses were recorded in the case
Chandigarh:

A Haryana court on Friday awarded death sentence to a personal security officer (PSO) for murdering Additional Sessions Judge Krishna Kant Sharma's son and wife in the year 2018.

Additional Sessions Judge Sudheer Parmar awarded death sentence to PSO Mahipal.

A case was registered against him under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including murder, giving false information, etc and several relevant sections of the Arms Act.

The statements of as many as 64 witnesses were recorded in connection with the case which went on for over two years and five months.

The PSO of Additional Sessions Judge Krishna Kant Sharma had on October 13, 2018, opened fire and killed the judge's wife Ritu and son Dhruv at Arcadia Market in Sector 49 of Gurugram with his service revolver.

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