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Security officer’s gun goes off accidentally at Kerala CM’s residence

The incident is being considered serious as Cliff House comes in a high-security zone.

Statesman News Service | Thiruvananthapuram |

The service weapon of a policeman  on security duty  at Cliff House,the official residence of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, went off accidentally on Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred while the policeman on guard duty cleaning the gun in the guard room at 9.30 am. Sources said the chief minister was not at the residence when the incident happened. It occured  after the chief minister left for the Assembly. No one was injured in the incident as the gun was aimed at the ground.

The incident is being considered serious as Cliff House comes in  a high-security zone.

City Police Commissioner G Sparjan Kumar has ordered a probe into the incident.