Probe into death of a cop by bullet fired by his own gun ordered

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Inquiry has been ordered into the incident in which a a Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) jawan died after the trigger of his gun went off at a training camp in Kanke area of Ranchi on Tuesday.

‘We have ordered a probe into the incident”,said IG MS Bhatia.

Reports said the bullet had passed through his throat.The jawan had succumbed to his injuries while being treated at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) around 9am on Tuesday.

“It appears that the bullet was fired from the front.It entered the throat and came out from the back through the neck region, creating a huge hole. It led to profuse bleeding which seems to have caused his death,”said a doctor who conducted inquiry on his body.

The post mortem report is yet to be made public.

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