Mumbai, June 15: A retired Assistant Sub-Inspector of Navi Mumbai Police was arrested early Tuesday on charges of allegedly shooting two of his sons, of whom one has succumbed, officials said here.

The incident happened on Monday evening at their Airoli home, where the accused -- retired ASI Bhagwan Patil, 73, lives with his oldest son and other family members.

On Monday, he had invited his two other sons Vijay, 33, living in Vasai in Palghar and and Sujay, 31, living nearby in Navi Mumbai, to discuss certain family issues. Bengaluru: 3 Nagaland Hackers Arrested for Hacking Police Officer's Mail, Duping His Friend of Rs 25,000.

Just then, during some argument, the retired policeman whipped out his licensed revolver and fired at least three rounds at his sons.

While Vijay took 2 bullets one each in his abdomen and shoulder, one grazed past Sujay, even as the incident created a sensation in the area.

Vijay was rushed to Indravati Hospital in a critical condition where he succumbed late last night during treatment.

The Navi Mumbai Police, which had detained the accused and confiscated the weapon, on Tuesday arrested Patil and invoked charges of murder, attempt to murder under Indian Penal Code, besides the Arms Act, etc.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 15, 2021 10:46 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website