Two arrested for killing Ghaziabad industrialist (Lead)February 18th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A father and son were arrested on charges of shooting dead an industrialist in a case of road rage here, police said Wednesday.
Superintendent of Police Anant Dev said they had arrested Bijendra Singh and his father Brahm Singh from Chander Nagar area on charges of shooting dead Raj Bahadur Singh Tuesday.
Dev said Bijendra fled the spot after killing industrialist Raj Bahadur. The police recovered two pistols from Bijendra’s possession - one that he used in the crime and the other that he had snatched from Raj Bahadur after attacking him. The police have already seized his Honda City car.
Raj Bahadur Singh was shot dead Tuesday by Bijendra Singh when the industrialist came to the rescue of his driver whom Bijendra had thrashed after a minor altercation.
As Raj Bahadur Singh whipped out his pistol from his pocket, Bijendra Singh also pulled out his licensed pistol and pumped four bullets in him and fled, leaving behind his Honda City car.