Thursday, January 9, 2014

New Dehli (not North Dakota) 16-Year-old Shot in Police Station, Cops Claim Gun Went Off Accidentally

Chennai: 16-year-old shot in police station, cops claim gun went off accidentally

Local news reports

A 16-year-old boy accused of a minor theft was shot when a cop's revolver allegedly went off at a police station near Chennai.
The teenager was reportedly waiting to be interrogated when the incident took place. He has been admitted to a private hospital where he has had a surgery on his neck.

The police claim it was an accidental shooting; the boy was injured when a loaded revolver, which an Inspector was cleaning, went off.

"We have ordered an inquiry by the Revenue Divisional Officer as the case is against the police," a senior police officer told NDTV.

The boy's family suspects the police are lying. 


  1. Mike, ND in NDTV stands for New Delhi, not North Dakota.

    "New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) is an Indian commercial broadcasting television network founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy. NDTV is an acronym for the original name of the company, New Delhi Television.