In what comes as a spine-chilling incident, a man has been arrested in Haryana's Palwal town for allegedly killing six people within a span of two hours.
The accused used an iron rod to kill the people and the incident was caught in a CCTV camera. The accused, believed to be a retired Army jawan, first killed a woman on the second floor of Palwal hospital.
The woman was an attendant of a patient undergoing treatment in the hospital. Following this, he walked out of the hospital and killed four people who he met on his way while escaping.
He was arrested from Adarsh Nagar area of Palwal. According to reports, he tried to confront the cops who went to arrest him. However, the cops retaliated and managed to arrest him.
The alleged psycho killer suffered injuries during the arrest and was taken to Palwal Civil Hospital for treatment. He was then referred to a hospital in Faridabad for further treatment.
Among the deceased are three security guards while the identity of two others is yet to be ascertained. The murders took place between 2 am and 4 am on January 2.
The accused has been identified as Netrapal, who once served in the Indian Army. He is currently employed in the irrigation department. A native of Faridabad, the accused lived in Omaxe City in Palwal.
According to police, it is still not clear as to why did he commit the crime but an investigation into the same is on.