In a resentful sword attack, a 28-year-old software engineer on Tuesday left 22 people including his parents and 3 constables wounded before being fatally shot by cop.
The attacker’s parents and an auto driver are in a critical condition. The policemen, who suffered serious injuries as they tried to stop him, and the other wounded were also undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
According to the reports Karimnagar Deputy Superintendent of Police J Rama Rao, the trouble began at 7 AM after Balvinder Singh alias Babloo (28), of Laxmi Nagar locality in Karimnagar town, entered into an altercation with his parents Amruth Singh and Baby Kaur and allegedly attacked them with a saber.
His parents in unconscious condition. Balvinder ran out of his house wielding the sword and began randomly attacking passers-by and people on the road, police said.
It was a scary scene as an auto-driver and a dozen other victims were bleeding profusely, eyewitnesses said.
As the police patrol team reached the spot, Balvinder attacked three constables and wounded them seriously. Subsequently, police opened fire.
Balvinder was then taken into custody and shifted to Government District Head Quarters hospital, where he died within three hours of being admitted, hospital sources said.
Balvinder was working in a company in Bangalore. His parents and the injured auto driver Narayana, also admitted in the same hospital, are said to be in a critical condition.
Further investigations In the process, the DSP said.