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UP teacher fatally shot as he clicked pics, teenage cousin booked

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A young man from was accidentally shot dead by his teenaged cousin whose photographs he was clicking in south Delhi, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred on Thursday evening when Prashant, 23, was clicking Rishabh's photos at the latter's residence in Madanpur Khadar, where he had arrived to attend a relative's wedding, a senior police told IANS.

"While Rishab's mother was busy making preparations to attend the wedding, took out his father Pramod Chauhan's licensed pistol from an almirah and began performing stunts. As and Rishabh's sister clicked his photos, the teenager accidentally pulled the trigger, shooting in the abdomen," the said.

"was declared brought dead at nearby was not present at his home when the incident happened," he added.

Rishabh, who has appeared in Class X board exams, has been booked in the case and is being questioned.



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 15:40 IST