Death of civilian due to accidental fire: Cop arrested, FIR registered

Srinagar, Oct 05(KNS) : Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday said that it has arrested a policeman and registered case against him after his rifle accidentally went off resulting in the death of a civilian in Pulwama district. 

Kashmir zone police, while quoting ADGP on its official Twitter handle, said that further investigation into the case was going on. “Today while on duty at Haal Pulwama, rifle of a Policeman accidentally went off resulting in injuries to a person," it said. 

The police said that the injured person was immediately evacuated to the hospital by Police. "Later on, the injured person namely Mohd Asif Padroo S/O Mohd Ayub Padroo R/O Poterwaal Shopian succumbed to his injuries at hospital," the police said, adding that a case registered and Policeman arrested. Further investigation going on.(KNS)

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