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Man Dies In Accidental Firing At Samajwadi Party Leader’s Home: UP Cops

Police mentioned they’ve recovered the pistol together with its cartridges. (Representational)


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

Following the demise of Barabanki native Rakesh Rawat, 4 males have been arrested for his or her alleged roles within the unintentional killing, mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police Somen Barma.

The incident occurred on Friday night time at MLC’s official residence in Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station space the place the 5 individuals had gathered to rejoice the birthday of 1 Vinay Yadav.

The 4 arrested males have been recognized as Vinay Yadav, Gyanendra Kumar, Aaftab and Pankaj Yadav.

The 4 have been arrested on the criticism of useless’s father Mani Ram, who informed police that he suspected foul play in his son’s demise and named the 4 behind the killing.

On Maniram’s criticism, the 4 have been arrested, mentioned the DCP. He mentioned after struggling the gunshot wounds, Rawat was rushed to an area trauma centre however he died in the course of the therapy.


The DCP mentioned in the course of the interrogation, the 4 gave differing variations of the incident.

Initially, in the course of the preliminary investigation, the 4 mentioned Rawat had introduced the pistol together with himself and had given it to Vinay for checking when it unintentionally went off, mentioned police.

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

Police mentioned 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 mentioned.

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