This Article is From Feb 08, 2012

Constable injured as pistol goes off accidentally

Constable injured as pistol goes off accidentally
Bangalore: A 26 year-old police constable suffered a bullet injury when his pistol went off while he was cleaning it here today, police said.

The bullet which got embedded in the constable's forearm was removed in a surgery at a private hospital where he was rushed after the incident, police said.

Ravindra Kumar, posted as a security guard for Bhartiya Janata Party Member of Legislative Assembly Suresh Gowda, was cleaning the pistol at the outhouse of the Member of Legislative Assembly's residence when the mishap occurred, they said.