Youth kills self trying to take selfie with pistol at wedding function
THE INCIDENT TAKES PLACE IN JHARKHAND STATE ON FRIDAY NIGHT
PATNA: A man died while posing for selfie with a pistol at a wedding function in Jharkhand.
The incident took place in Sahebganj district of Jharkhand on Friday night, turning the entire atmosphere of happiness into sorrow.
Police said the youth Pawan Kumar Paswan, a resident of Bhagalpur district from Bihar, had reached maternal uncle’s home to attend a wedding function in the family.
Witnesses said during the wedding, the youth was seen dancing with the gun at the venue with groom and bride in the background and then flashing it to the guests.
“Suddenly, he walked up to the stage and posed for selfie while placing the pistol on his temple when it accidentally went off. He died on the stage very soon,” a police official told the local media.
The police have registered a case in this regard and begun investigation into the matter.
“Although it seems he (the victim) accidentally pressed the trigger yet we are investigating the case from all angles,” a local police official Sunil Topna told the Hindustan Times.