The Hush Post: A youth Congress leader first killed his grandmother and then shot himself in the head. The Congress leader has been identified as Harmesh Mittal who on Sunday allegedly killed his grandmother before committing suicide. The third person in the family to die today was his grandfather who too became a victim of cancer and passed away. Mittal was the general secretary of Barnala district unit of the Punjab Youth Congress. Both he and his grandmother were declared brought dead in the hospital. Sources say, they stopped breathing while on their way to the hospital.
The incident happened when people had gathered at the house of the deceased to mourn death of his grandfather. That is when he took his grandmother to a separate room and bolted it. The people gathered outside heard powerful shots and later it was found that he first shot her in the head and then shot himself from his licensed pistol. Mittal had lost his mother in childhood while his father is also no more.