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Lucknow: Man dies of accidental firing in SP MLC’s official residence, four arrested

By: PTI | Lucknow |

November 21, 2020 10:40:57 pm





The incident occurred on Friday evening at MLC’s official residence in Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station space the place the 5 individuals had gathered to rejoice the birthday of one Vinay Yadav.

A 35-year-old man died of gunshot accidents suffered in an accidental firing amid the “playful scuffle” amongst associates for a pistol throughout a birthday celebration on the official residence of Samajwadi Party MLC Amit Yadav, police stated on Saturday.

Following the loss of life of Barabanki native Rakesh Rawat, four males have been arrested for his or her alleged roles in the accidental killing, stated Deputy Commissioner of Police Somen Barma.



The incident occurred on Friday evening at MLC’s official residence in Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station space the place the 5 individuals had gathered to rejoice the birthday of one Vinay Yadav.

The four arrested males have been recognized as Vinay Yadav, Gyanendra Kumar, Aaftab and Pankaj Yadav.

The four had been arrested on the criticism of deceased’s father Mani Ram, who informed police that he suspected foul play in his son’s loss of life and named the four behind the killing.

On Maniram’s criticism, the four had been arrested, stated the DCP.

He stated after struggling the gunshot wounds, Rawat was rushed to an area trauma centre however he died throughout the therapy.

The DCP stated throughout the interrogation, the four gave differing variations of the incident.

Initially, throughout the preliminary investigation, the four stated Rawat had introduced the pistol together with himself and had given it to Vinay for checking when it by chance went off, stated police.

But on additional investigation, the pistol was discovered to be belonging to Pankaj Singh and it went off throughout a playful scuffle between associates who had consumed beer, they stated.

Police stated they’ve recovered the pistol together with its cartridges.

The incident occurred in a high-security authorities colony inhabited by lawmakers, authorities officers and journalists, they stated.

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