A 3-year-old boy was injured when a bullet unintentionally fired by his aunt hit him in north Delhi’s Anand Parbat space, police stated on Tuesday.
The incident passed off on Saturday and police obtained info round 1 am from the hospital the place the boy was introduced for remedy, they stated.
The kid had a gunshot harm on his left shoulder, police stated.
A 47-year-old girl, the grandaunt of the boy, tried to mislead the police by concocting a false story across the incident. She did this to save lots of her daughter-in-law, the aunt of the boy who fired her pistol on the boy unintentionally, the police stated.
She informed police that on Friday she, together with the boy, had gone to satisfy her sister in Shastri Nagar. The boy was feeling uneasy there and he or she determined to return dwelling at Than Singh Nagar, a police officer stated.
She stated round 12 am when she was strolling in direction of her residence together with the kid, two motorcycle-borne individuals got here and fired at her and ran away at Sarai Rohilla flyover. The boy obtained a bullet harm and he or she took him to the hospital, the officer stated.
Nevertheless, when police checked the CCTV footage of the world the place the so-called accident had taken place, the ladies did not seem in any video recording. This raised suspicion and her sister, residing in Shastri Nagar, was examined who stated that the girl had not visited her, Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Sagar Singh Kalsi stated.
Throughout questioning, she confessed that the bullet was fired by her 19-year-old daughter-in-law from a pistol in her home, however it hit the kid, the DCP stated.
She additionally disclosed that she made up a narrative to falsely implicate a member of the family of an individual, who’s in jail in a case registered on the grievance of her daughter-in-law, police stated.
It was additionally disclosed that the pistol was introduced by her sons and efforts are on to hint them, they added.
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