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MP: Photographer shot dead during celebratory firing at wedding

PTI | Bhopal |

A photographer was killed after he was allegedly shot during celebratory firing at a wedding, the city police said on Thursday.

Sourabh Meena (34) was clicking pictures of the wedding party when he was hit by a bullet outside Natraj Community Hall in Govindpura area here late last night, inspector Satendra Singh of the local police station said.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival, Singh said.

“We have arrested one Purshottam Tiwari under section 304 of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) for accidentally firing at Meena,” he said, adding that further investigation was on.