Telangana lawmaker’s driver dies in accidental shooting

Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The driver of a Telangana legislator died when a gun went off under suspicious circumstances here on Tuesday, police said.

The accident occurred in MLA Quarters in Hyderguda.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator C. Madan Reddy’s driver Akbar died on the spot when the gun belonging to gunman Ravindra went off.

Police have not come out with details as how the firing took place.

According to one version, the legislator’s gunman had kept his gun and the driver picked it up to have a look when it accidentally went off, while another says the driver committed suicide.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Kamalasan Reddy visited the scene. Police were questioning the gunman.

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