ANDHRA PRADESH

Crime Watch

Youth sustains

bullet injury

A youngster, Hussain Khan, sustained a bullet injury on his leg when his neighbour, Irfan, a financier, allegedly opened fire into the air with his licensed revolver in an inebriated condition on Sunday night.

A resident of Dabeerpura Kala mosque, Irfan partied till late in the night and opened fire following an argument with his friend.

The bullet got diverted after hitting a roadside shed and pierced through Khan's leg. Khan had been admitted to the Osmania General Hospital, the Reinbazar police said.

Girl eats poisonous

leaves, dies

A 15-year-old girl, Chinni, who allegedly ate leaves of a poisonous plant near her house at B.S. Maqta, died on Monday.

Chinni, along with her elder sister, Nagalaxmi, 17, ate the leaves taking it for a fruit plant.

Later, they went to see their father, Jagannatham, a watchman at Budhapoornima project.

Both collapsed on reaching NTR Garden and were shifted to a private hospital where Chinni died while undergoing treatment.

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