Constable misfires, kills himself

An escort constable was killed when he accidentally pulled the trigger of his rifle in the court compound ,Anatapur today, police said.

Constable Sreenivasulu was waiting in the escort vehicle for undertrial prisoners, when he allegedly misfired from his rifle and hit himself in the head.

He was a 1993 batch recruit. A case has been registered while investigation into the incident was on, police added.