Constable fires at cop in UP police station

Last Updated: Monday, April 9, 2012 - 13:56

Kanpur: A policeman shot at another cop at a police station in Kanpur, wounding him seriously, police said Monday.

According to police, the incident took place Sunday night when, after a brief spat, head constable Devendra Singh fired at Mahesh Prasad Yadav, deployed as a driver at the Naubasta police station.

Fired from a service revolver, a bullet hit Yadav on his thigh and he slumped on the ground. Before Singh could fire again, a few policemen overpowered him and snatched the gun away.

Singh was later arrested and the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of Kanpur, Amitabh Yash, placed him under suspension.

IANS



First Published: Monday, April 9, 2012 - 13:56

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