Bengal girl mistakes pistol for toy, shoots mother
KOLKATA: A girl in West Bengal's Hoogly district on Sunday accidentally shot and critically injured her mother while playing with a loaded pistol the woman had found outside and given to her daughter, thinking it was a toy, police said.
According to police, Kakoli Jana found the pistol in a garden outside their house at Khanakul in Arambag on Sunday morning and mistook it for a toy.
A girl in West Bengal's Hooghly district accidentally shot her mother while playing with a loaded pistol that her m
As the girl was playing with it, she fired it accidentally, shooting her mother in the back, a police officer said.
"The injured woman was rushed to Arambag Hospital. Her condition is critical," he said.
The girl has been detained for questioning.
"The girl said the pistol suddenly went off and the bullet hit her mother sitting in the room. She is in a state of shock," the officer said.
Police said they are investigating how the pistol came to be in the garden.
Rajesh-Gurgaon-1 day ago
In Bengal soon people will play with grenade/bombs thinking ball.
Joe Kool Joe-1 day ago-Follow
Must be a muslim family because the names are not revealed.
piyushpr-1 day ago-Follow
u never know in Mamta Bano''s Bengal u can even find a missile in ur garden any time
Ankit-1 day ago-Follow
Pistol in Waste Bengal lying outside residential colonies.....Ha ha...Talibanization by Jihadi Mamta Begum .....in full swing
Bhaskar Dey-1 day ago-Follow
The pistol belongs to the family the girl somehow found it and the accident happened. The garden story is just to mislead because they can''t hide that it''s a bullet that hit her. Yes and why the names are withheld???? We all know why.
Ajay-1 day ago-Follow
Crazy woman couldn't even make out from the weight of the pistol that it is not a toy her and gave it to her daughter to play with foolishness has now put her into deep trouble hopefully she recovers soon
Gaurav-India-1 day ago-Follow
Bengal is the worst state in this country, thanks to Mamta. No law and order. People die like insects
1 day ago-Follow
It's a cooked story to mislead police investigation. The lady must have possession of gun.
Manu-New Delhi-1 day ago-Follow
First of all, what was a pistol doing in their house?
Lalit-Mumbai-1 day ago-Follow
Funny lady funny story and funny shot by girl age?
Pidi-patna-22 hours ago-Follow
it is common in muzzie state like Bengal...afterall guns are toys for terrorist muzzie
Keerthi-Bengaluru-1 day ago-Follow
how can a well grown women not make out a difference between toy and the real deal.
Mangesh Gole-21 hours ago-Follow
Mothers story is not convincing !!!! Pistol found in garden ?????? This family should be throughly investigated for illegal posession weapon.
Gospel-No Mans Land-1 day ago-Follow
didn't came to know the weight to identify whether it was a pistol or a toy
Sameer Rawat-1 day ago-Follow
The parents themselves are to be blamed .. these type of things should never be kept withing kids reach