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Woman accidentally fires shot, injures son during fight with wife

Kolkata: Manoj Sharma, a resident of Golabari in Howrah sustained a bullet injury on Monday morning when a bullet was fired accidentally by his mother during an altercation between his wife Baby Prasad.

Baby is a lady home guard. The Howrah city police received the information from Baby in the morning that her husband Manoj Sharma sustained a bullet injury at their home around 8 am. Police rushed to the spot and Manoj was immediately shifted to Howrah Hospital. He was later shifted to SSKM hospital where he is still undergoing treatment.

On the basis of the complaint by the lady home guard, a FIR was registered by the police.

She said a quarrel took place between her and Manoj and mother-in-law intervened to resolve the issue. The complainant mentioned that Manoj was brandishing the gun at his mother. She further said her mother -in-law was holding the gun when it accidentally went off and the bullet injured her son.

On the basis of the complaint, the Howrah city police arrested Manoj's mother.

Police have started a detailed probe into the incident.

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