Pune: 3 injured as cop`s rifle fires accidentally

Three persons were injured as a service rifle belonging to a police constable accidentally fired inside a hotel in Pune.

Last Updated: Apr 06, 2012, 00:22 AM IST

Pune: 3 injured as cop`s rifle fires accidentally

Pune: Three persons were injured as a service
rifle belonging to a police constable accidentally fired
inside a hotel in Bhavani Peth area here on Thursday morning.

According to the police, constable Vilas Nivrutti Kashid
of Khadak Police Station was at Hotel Ambika in Lohiyanagar,
having tea, when the incident happened.

His rifle, kept on a chair, slipped and three rounds got
fired, injuring a waiter and two customers, police said.

All the three were admitted to a hospital, while a case
has been filed against Kashid under section 337 (causing hurt
by an act endangering safety of others).

PTI