10-year-old killed in celebratory firing

A 10-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing during the swearing-in ceremony of chairman and members of Visharatganj Nagar Panchayat in Bareilly Monday evening.

Written by Express News Service | Published: July 17, 2012 5:00:09 am

LUCKNOW: A 10-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing during the swearing-in ceremony of chairman and members of Visharatganj Nagar Panchayat in Bareilly Monday evening. Station Officer (SO) of Visharatganj police station Rukum Pal Singh said the accused,Danish,is the cousin of newly elected nagar panchayat chairman Mohammad Riyaz. He said the incident took place at 6 pm when the chairman and other members were taking oath at the nagar panchayat building,and their family members and the supporters were celebrating the occasion. A bullet hit the boy,Mehtab,in the chest and he died on the spot.

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