Cuttack: A 12-year-old boy sustained critical injury as he was shot accidentally from the service revolver of a BSF jawan at Judicial Colony under Badambadi police station limits here today. The minor boy has been admitted to a private hospital in the city.
The injured boy has been identified as Anubhav Mohanty, son of Prabir Mohanty who hails Kamalpur area. The boy sustained bullet injury on his head.
According to reports, the incident took place at around 12 noon when Anubhav was playing with the revolver of his friend Piyush Patra’s father Sushant Patra who serves in the BSF as a jawan.
A case has been registered at Badambadi Police station and a probe is on in this connection to ascertain under which circumstances the service revolver of the BSF jawan got into the hands of the two minor friends.