Bangalore: In a freak incident, a Head Constable attached to the City Armed Reserve was injured on Friday when his loaded gun accidentally fired while on duty in front of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Bangalore, police said.
Mr Venkatesh had slung the gun in "shoulder-arm" position, police said, adding, he sustained minor burns and bruises.
He has been admitted to hospital and is stated to be out of danger, police sources said. Mr Venkatesh was recently deputed to RBI.
Story First Published: April 07, 2012 09:14 IST