Dhruv Sharma, the son of Additional Sessions Judge Krishan Kant Sharma, died on Tuesday, days after a constable assigned to the judge’s security shot him and his mother in Gurugram, ANI reported. Mahipal Singh had shot 38-year-old Ritu Sharma and 18-year-old Dhruv Sharma outside Arcadia market in Sector 49 on October 13.
Ritu Sharma died the following day and her son was reportedly declared brain dead at that time. The judge has donated Dhruv Sharma’s vital organs to the hospital, the news agency reported.
The constable, who was arrested after the shooting, was dismissed from the police department after the incident.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Sumit Kuhar had said Singh had told police officers during interrogation that the judge’s wife and son were devils. “When police asked why he was terming them as devil, Singh said devil means dirty people,” Kuhar added.
According to a First Information Report filed on Saturday based on the judge’s statement, Dhruv Sharma had asked Singh for the car keys, following which Singh started shouting at him and his mother. He then shot Ritu Sharma and Dhruv Sharma, who came to his mother’s aid. Singh told the police that Dhruv Sharma used to ill-treat him and often made him run personal errands.
An unidentified police officer told PTI that the motive for the shooting is yet to be established as Singh has been frequently changing his statement and turns “furious whenever he is questioned”.