Mentally unstable person fatally shoots policeman in UP

Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh Police head constable was shot dead in Pilibhit in the early hours of Thursday by a mentally unstable person, police said.

Subhash Yadav of Pooranpur police station was patrolling the area when the assailant, whose identity was not known immediately, snatched his service revolver and opened fire.

An eyewitness informed senior police officials who reached the crime spot and overpowered and arrested the assailant.

Two waiters standing nearby were also injured and admitted to a nearby medical facility where their condition was said to be out of danger.

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