Patna, 30 June-2014, TNN: Suspecting a 22-year-old youth, Rahul Kumar, of having a love affair with his daughter, Bihar police constable Abhay Singh allegedly assaulted him, injured both his eyes and pumped five bullets in his right leg in the wee hours of Saturday. The youth later succumbed to his injuries at Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH).
The incident happened at the cop’s home at Daulatpur Dih area under Gaurichak police station in Patna district. Police have arrested two persons in this connection, but the cop is absconding.
Police sources said Rahul allegedly had a love affair with the daughter of Abhay Singh, and added. “Rahul, son of Rakesh Kumar of Daulatpur area under Fatuha police station area, was a student of ITI, Digha. He recently got a job as technical assistant with an automobile company in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. He was supposed to join the company on July 3.”
“Rahul left his home around 4.30pm on Friday and went to his institute. He left his institute around 9.30pm but did not reach his place till late in night. Rahul’s maternal uncle, who lives in Jehanabad, got a call from an unknown number around 2am to rescue Rahul from the home of Abhay Singh at Daulatpur Dih. The caller asked him to rescue Rahul immediately as he was being beaten badly by Abhay and his kin,” added the source.
Police said Rahul’s eyes were injured and he had received five bullets on his right leg. When Rahul’s father and others reached the house of Abhay, the latter was carrying Rahul somewhere. The two groups had a brawl. Finally, Rahul’s family rushed him to PMCH, where he was declared brought dead.
City SP, Patna, Ashish Bharti, said, “We have arrested Abhay’s two sons Govind and Raushan from the village.