The Hush Post| 11:21 am|one-minute-read|
An ex-army personnel was shot dead by his teenage daughter. The incident took place when he opened fire at her and his wife, injuring them seriously at Mitthauli village in Mathura district.
The mishap took place on Tuesday when 41-year-old Chetram took out his pistol following a heated argument in the family and fired at his 38-year-old wife and 17-year-old daughter.
The former soldier was about to open fire on his son when his daughter snatched it from him and opened fire at him killing the former soldier on the spot.
Chetram was allegedly angry over his daughter’s alleged affair with local youth.
Chetram had served as a naik in the Jat Regiment and retired six years ago.
Chetram’s wife and daughter are battling for their lives at a private hospital.
Circle officer Alok Dubey said while one bullet scraped past the woman’s right eyebrow, the girl sustained gunshot wounds in the abdomen. Chetram was shot in his chest and abdomen, police said.
His body has been sent for post-mortem.
Police said they were waiting for them to record their statements. The girl, who is taking coaching in Allahabad, had come home two days back. Her younger brother studies in Class 9 in Mathura.
Mathura DIG Shalabh Mathur said the police had recovered a pistol, two magazines, and three live cartridges along with two empty ones from the spot.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered under Sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC. The complainant happens to be Chetram’s son. He said that the daughter and her boyfriend shot dead Chetram because of their relationship.