An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) died here on Monday morning after his service revolver went off accidentally while he was cleaning it at this residence.
The ASI, identified as Mela Singh, 52, was posted at the police lines.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. The body cremated at his native Ralla village after conducting a post mortem. The district police have registered a case under Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).