GHAZIABAD: The father of an IPS officer was today shot dead allegedly by his youngest son, believed to be suffering from Schizophrenia, at his residence in Rajnagar colony here.
Ishwer Chand Tyagi (65), father of the UP cadre officer Sanjeev Tyagi, was shot dead at 6.40 AM by Daboo Tyagi, Senior Superintendent of Police H N Singh said. Daboo then escaped, he added.
Tyagi, a native of Morta village of Muradnagar police station area, used to live in Rajnagar, with his four sons.
Preliminary investigation reveals that Daboo is suffering from schizophrenia and undergoing treatment at a Delhi hospital.
A case has been registered against Daboo on a complaint filed by his cousin Amit Tyagi.
Tyagi's body has been sent for postmortem. Three teams of Sahibabad and Kavinagar police stations and Crime Branch are on the lookout for Daboo. Sanjeev Tyagi is posted as the SP of Cooperative Cell in Lucknow.