CISF Constable Firing: A CISF constable opened fire at the Indian Museum in Kolkata on Saturday evening, killing one of his accomplices and injuring another. The CISF constable opened fire from his AK-47 at the Indian Museum CISF Barracks on Park Street, Kolkata. The accused CISF constable has been arrested by Kolkata Police.
Police Commissioner VK Goel said that a constable of CISF opened fire with AK-47 in CISF barracks. An Assistant-Sub-Inspector has been killed and an Assistant Commandant rank officer has been injured in this incident. Why the bullet was fired is a matter of investigation, it is too early to say anything.
fired about 20-25 rounds
The constable used his service weapon to fire at an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable. The accused constable fired around 20-25 rounds of bullets. The incident took place at around 6:45 pm in the barracks of the museum located in the Esplanade area of central Kolkata. Two injured CISF officers were admitted to the city’s SSKM hospital after the firing. One of them died and the other is seriously injured.
accused constable caught
On receiving information about the firing, commandos of Kolkata Police and other officers and jawans of CISF surrounded the museum area and asked the soldier to surrender. The accused constable was apprehended after about an hour long operation by a joint team of Kolkata Police and paramilitary force. The operation was led by city police commissioner Vineet Goel.
Second such incident in three months
This is the second case of firing by security personnel in Kolkata in the last three months. On June 10, a Kolkata Police constable posted for the security of the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission at Park Circus opened fire with his rifle, killing a woman and the accused constable. had also committed suicide.
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