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1 killed, 1 injured after constable opens fire at police lines

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

One person was killed and a injured after a opened fire inside the premises of the police lines here today, police said.

The incident happened this morning under the jurisdiction of station, the police said.

The shot dead his and one received a bullet injury when he was trying to catch the for opening fire, a said.

A trainee constable, in a fit of rage, opened fire from his service weapon during an argument with his brother-in-law, the of Police (ASP) of Patna Central, D Amarkesh, said.

When other policemen tried to stop him, he opened fire at them also, the ASP said.

He said, the constable's was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries.

The constable was overpowered by other policemen on the spot, he added.

The has been arrested and an investigation has been initiated, the ASP said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 17:55 IST