Berhampur: A police official at Gangapur police station under Bellaguntha block in Ganjam district died after being injured by a bullet on Friday afternoon.
The deceased cop has been identified as Debkumar Gamango, Inspector-in-Charge of Gangapur police station.
According to reports, Gamango sustained a bullet injury following which he was rushed to Aska Community Health Centre, where he was declared dead.
He has inflicted two gunshots on his body and both of them were shot below the waist. Though it is still not clear how he sustained the injuries, initial reports suggested that an accidental firing might have claimed the police officer’s life, reports said.
However, the cause behind the mishap is yet to be ascertained. Further investigations are underway.
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