A police constable and a labourer were injured as a 14-year-old boy opened fire from an AK-47 rifle in Marble Market near Channi Himmat area here Friday night. The boy had fled with the service weapon of a police constable Badar Din who had gone to his sister’s house in Channi Himmat. The boy works as domestic help at the house of Badar Din.
Giving details, Sub Divisional Police Officer, Channi Himmat, Rafiq Manhas said the boy fled with the rifle when Badar Din went to the toilet. On being informed, the police started chasing the boy who was travelling in an auto rickshaw. On reaching the Marble Market, the boy left the vehicle and ran inside a jhuggi in Labour Colony, where the firing took place.