Thursday, February 9, 2012

Drunk cop opens fire in Bus Stand

A Punjab Police constable created a scare in Jammu Bus Stand area on B C Road after he opened two rounds of fire with his service rifle under the influence of liquor here late this evening.

The incident took place at around 8.45 pm when the policeman, Yuvraj Singh (Belt No. 429), clad in uniform was on duty at the gate of Estates Quarters on BC Road, near Bus Stand here. The two rounds firing by the cop created panic in busy Bus Stand area. The people and the inmates at the Government quarters came out. They snatched gun from the drunk cop and informed police.

A police party led by SHO Bus Stand rushed and arrested the accused cop. He was taken to hospital for medical examination. The service weapon (SLR) was also seized. This Punjab Police cop was deputed to J&K along with some more other cops on duty.

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