Chandigarh: In a suspected honour killing,a man shot dead his wife and her sisters husband in Bhiwani Thursday suspecting duo of being in an illicit relationship,police said.
Sandeep,a security guard at jailed former Haryana minister Gopal Kandas petrol pump,shot dead Anil outside the Deputy Commissioners office in Bhiwani at point blank range using his licenced revolver hours after killing his wife of four years Shoba at their residence in Mansawas village of the district.
He was arrested by the security staff present at the DCs office.
As per the police,Sandeep suspected his wife Shobha of having illicit relations with Anil,who is married to Shobhas sister and stays in the same village. He was employed at a school as a clerk. The preliminary investigations revealed that he had earlier caught Shobha and Anil talking on phone on several occasions and had warned her of dire consequences. On Thursday morning,he again caught her talking to Anil and thrashed her mercilessly. He later tied her hands and feet with a rope and then shot her pointblank on the forehead,killing her instantly,police said.
He then locked the house and called Anil to the District Courts complex in Bhiwani. Sandeep told Anil that he required his help with some legal work. Sandeep met him outside the Deputy Commissioners office,located in the same complex,and after a brief exchange of words pulled out his revolver and shot him in the head. Anil died on the spot.
The incident took place in public and was witnessed by many people.
The security staff deployed at the courts complex rushed to spot after hearing the gunshot and nabbed Sandeep,police said.
Inspector Shripal Singh,Station House Officer,Mandhana police station,said,Both the murders were committed by Sandeep,who has been arrested. He is being interrogated to ascertain more facts. The bodies have been kept in the hospital mortuary for post mortem.
Meanwhile,Shobhas brother,Kuldeep,on whose statement a case was registered against Sandeep,told the police that his sister wanted to study further to which Sandeep used to object. He added that Anil was guiding Shobha in getting admitted to some higher courses,which was not acceptable to Sandeep and he started suspecting her.
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