12-Year-Old Shoots Himself While Playing With Loaded Revolver, Dies

Neighbourhood News Desk: 12-year-old boy shot himself while playing with a revolver belonging to his friend’s father, who is a Havilder in the army. The bullet hit Ekansh, a student of a Delhi school, on his head, while he was playing with his friend on April 12.  A First Investigation Report (FIR) has been registered against the friend’s father, Narender Kumar Malik, posted at Delhi Cantonment.  Ekansh had gone to his friend’s house where they got the revolver from the drawer of Mr Malik.

The boy’s friend, who was his classmate, had the key to the drawer adding that the boy may have wanted to show Ekansh the revolver. Police have recovered the loaded revolver and are investigating whether the friend had any role to play in the death of Ekansh. Sister of Ekansh’s friend who was at home at that time was watching TV, when she heard a gunshot and rushed to the next room, where she saw the boy lying in a pool of blood. The parents were not at home when the incident happened.