Ex-Congress Committee Spokesman Shoots Wife in Gwalior
Bhopal: A 32-year-old woman was shot dead by her husband after a quarrel broke out between the couple in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh early on Monday. The accused husband, Rishabh Singh Bhadoria, is a former spokesperson for the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee.ALSO READ – Tribal girl and man marched with shoe garland in MP’s Chhindwara; 8 arrested
Police say Bhadoria, a resident of the Thatipur area of Gwalior, was living with his family and a preliminary investigation revealed the couple had a heated argument on Sunday evening, which also continued the following morning. ALSO READ – Murder of Sidhu Moosewala: 8 suspected snipers, who killed the singer, identified, reports say
Police said during the argument, Bhadoria drew his gun and pointed it at his wife who tried to run away, but her husband opened fire. Also Read – Madhya Pradesh engineer threatens to bomb US school bus, arrested
Bhadoria’s father heard a gunshot and rushed inside the room to find his daughter-in-law (Bhavna Bahdoria) lying in a pool of blood on the floor. Afterwards, he informed the local police station. The couple have two children who were sleeping at the time of the incident.
Before the police could reach the scene, Bhadoria fled with his gun.
He was also allegedly involved in the violence that took place in Gwalior and Chambal on 2 April. Other criminal charges have been filed against him. The district administration had also in 2020 initiated proceedings against him to evict him from the city limits.
Police said there were approximately 16 cases pending against him, including murder, attempted murder, criminal intimidation, assault and possession of illegal weapons.
“A case has been registered and the body has been sent for autopsy. Family members are interrogated to find out the reason for the fight. A search operation to catch the accused has been launched,” a senior police official said.