Man accidentally shoots himself while showing off pistol to friend
The 25-year-old man cooked up a story that some unknown persons shot him.
A 25-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the foot while trying to show off a pistol to his woman friend at a park in Tilak Nagar, New Delhi, the police said on Tuesday.
Sonu Sharma, a resident of Kakrola, went to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital with his friend Megha after the incident took place at around 11.45 pm on Friday and cooked up a story that some unknown persons shot him, they said.
However, Megha revealed during interrogation that Sharma was drunk at the time of the incident and accidentally fired the bullet at his foot while showing off the country-made pistol, a senior police officer said.
On the basis of Megha's statement, the police arrested Sharma, he said.
They also caught one Manoj (26), who is Sharma's friend, and recovered the pistol from him, the officer said.
A case has been registered against Sharma and Manoj under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act, he said.
The 25-year-old man cooked up a story that some unknown persons shot... READ MORE
The court said the ruling has stayed till January 18. READ MORE
India with 67,385 tops the list. READ MORE
The SMS services have been restored from midnight on December 31. READ MORE
Revelers were treated to a spectacular riot of colours in the sky... READ MORE
Hundreds of thousands of spectators witnessed the 13-minute long... READ MORE
The Quadrantids can shower around 50 to 100 meteors in an hour. READ MORE
The country will also experience fog and mist formations, especially... READ MORE