"At Nihal's house, Praveen Singh was examining a country-made pistol when he accidentally pulled the trigger and the bullet hit Sachin," he said.
"During questioning, Praveen told that they had taken Sachin to the district hospital but he died on the way," he said.
Police have arrested Praveen and recovered the pistol.
The DIG also announced Rs 25,000 award for the police team "that worked out" the case.
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