Security guard of former Ghaziabad councillor found fatally shot

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Ghaziabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The personal security officer (PSO) of a former Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation councillor was discovered dead with a gunshot wound to the head under mysterious circumstances here, police said on Saturday.

The incident came to light on Saturday morning at the councillor’s residence in Sector-13, Pratap Vihar.

Superintendent of Police (SP) City Shlok Kumar said, “The PSO, identified as Brij Mohan Singh, a retired army personnel and a resident of Kannauj in UP, had joined his duty on Wednesday (February 13).

“The incident apparently took place at 3.00 a.m. on Saturday. But it came to light when a family member opened the door of his room and found him lying in a pool of blood on the bed. His licensed revolver was found next to him.”

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The former councillor, Pintu Yadav, said that he rushed the PSO to hospital but he succumbed on the way, added the SP.

–IANS

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