Chamarajanagar: A Police Head Constable attached to Erode District Armed Reserve was injured on his stomach, when a gun accidentally fired during weapons inspection on Wednesday.
The injured Head Constable is 40-year-old Prem Kumar, who is undergoing treatment at K.R. Hospital in Mysuru.
The Police conduct inspection of weapons used by Forest Officials and staff once in six months and on Wednesday, the Police were conducting the inspection of weapons at the Range Forest Officer’s Office near Talawadi when a gun accidentally got fires resulting in injuries to Prem Kumar on his stomach.
The Forest staff immediately rushed Prem Kumar to the District Hospital in Chamarajanagar where he was provided first-aid and was later rushed to K.R. Hospital in Mysuiru where he is undergoing treatment.