Groom accidentally shoots pal after firing gunshot in celebration of his wedding – World News
The footage shows groom Manish Madheshia accidentally shooting a friend at his own wedding after being handed a gun during the celebrations at the ceremony
A groom tragically accidentally shot and killed a friend while firing a gun in celebration of his wedding.
Manish Madheshia was videotaped handing over a gun as people cheered at the ceremony in northern India, but then got carried away and accidentally fired it at Babulal Yadev.
The victim was in the Indian Army and had traveled across the country after receiving permission to attend the wedding.
But the 35-year-old was seen collapsing to the ground in the shocking images from the video.
Madheshia first aimed the gun in the air after receiving the gun, but then fired it when he dropped his arm and accidentally hit his friend.
Mr Yadav, wearing a white T-shirt, then fell to the ground and while he was being taken to hospital he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Those who took him to the hospital fled the scene, police forces said, reports at the scene.
Police arrested the groom Madheshia and several others for questioning and took away the pistol, which was licensed and reportedly belonged to the victim.
Pratap Singh, Superintendent of Police of Sonbhadra Amrendra, Uttar Pradesh confirmed that Madheshia has been charged with the death, according to the United News of India.
“The groom opened fire from the pistol of army jaws Babulal Yadav, which hit him,” he said.
He continued: “The incident happened during the wedding celebration organized in Ashirwad Vatika, which belongs to the Robertsganj Police Station.
“A person serving in the army has been identified as Babulal Yadav and died after being shot dead during the groom’s – Manish Madheshia – celebratory shooting.
“The pistol was also confiscated and the investigation is ongoing.”
Mr Yadav’s family has provided the police with testimonies.
“Robertsganj Police Station has arrested a defendant in connection with the murder during a wedding ceremony,” a police document said.
“A pistol with four bullets and a fireproof cartridge were seized from the property.”
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