A businessman named Jai Singh and three other members of his family were allegedly murdered by his son Harmeet in Dehradun on Friday. The murder accused was today thrashed by family members in court premises. The incident happened while he was brought to court for a hearing.
A leading outdoor advertising businessman Jai Singh and three other members of his family were allegedly murdered by his son Harmeet in Dehradun on Friday. It is suspected that property dispute was behind the gruesome murders. Besides killing his father and step mother Kulwant, the young man also killed their adopted daughter Harpeet Kaur (Honey) and their three-year old granddaughter at their residence in Adarsh Vihar area. Except Harpreet’s six-year-old son Kanwal, Harmeet killed all other family members.
The multiple murders have shocked the town which was busy with festivities. The accused has been arrested reportedly in a mentally-unstable condition.
Sixty-two-year-old Singh used to run the Colorarts Advertising Agency in Dehradun. His 22-year-old son Harmeet was living with him and rest of the family members. The young man has been running a hosiery shop in the city.
According to the police the incident took place at the wee hours on Friday. Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Rautela said, “Based on Kanwal’s statement we arrested the accused. The incident came to light when the housemaid reached the house and saw blood in the drains. She informed the police. We have found the knife and other evidences at the site,” he said.
Source: India Today