Three police constables were injured when a rifle went off accidently while being cleaned by an anti-naxalite squad constable in police barrack, here today. Police said a Self Loading Rifle went off while it was being cleaned by the constable, after returning from duty, at police barrack behind district police headquarters.
The bullet pierced through the three constables, in which one of the constables was injured seriously. The injured constables were identified as Katta Sambasiva Rao, Ravi Kumar and Bala Nayak.
They were admitted in the GGH here. Guntur Urban Superintendent of Police Ravi Kumar visited the injured constables in the hospital.