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Pistol goes off as man cleans it, bullet hits 2-yr-old daughter


Ghaziabad: A two-year-old girl was allegedly shot in the head after her father’s approved pistol by accident went off while he was cleaning it. The girl died on Tuesday morning while being treated in Columbia Asia Hospital in Ghaziabad.
According to police, the incident happened on Sunday when Vikas Sharma, a resident of Panchsheel Greens, a high-rise society in Noida Extension, was cleaning his approved pistol. Vikas, a businessman, and has been residing in the society for the past 365 days.

Raj Kumar Sharma, SHO of Kavi Nagar police station instructed NewsTread that the health facility informed them concerning the incident on Tuesday. “The girl, Yati Sharma, died at 4am on Tuesday all over the remedy. The body has been sent for autopsy and the effects are awaited,” Sharma mentioned. “Vikas was cleaning his pistol on Sunday night time while his daughter was taking part in on the mattress in front of him. Vikas, who assumed that the gun was no longer loaded went off and the bullet hit the girl’s head. In an attempt to hush up the matter, her folks took her to a Ghaziabad health facility for remedy,” the SHO added.

“We will ship the autopsy report to the Bisrakh police station, because the case falls under their jurisdiction after which they are going to additional examine,” Sharma added. Manoj Pathak, SHO of Bisrakh police station mentioned, “We will examine the matter once we obtain the studies.”


“In this sort of instances, the accused’s pistol licence is cancelled and an FIR is registered under IPC section of unintentional demise,” Pathak mentioned.


Despite a number of makes an attempt, the members of the family of the girl refused to comment on the matter.


Columbia Asia Hospital’s spokesperson in a remark mentioned, “The girl was dropped at the health facility through her folks round 8.30 pm on February 24. The bullet was stuck in her head and despite the fact that our docs attempted their level very best to save lots of her existence, the girl succumbed to her accidents on Tuesday morning.




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