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Bank security guard opens fire on customer for failing to wear a mask at UP’s Bareilly

The man who was shot has been identified as Rajesh Kumar, a railway employee. Initial reports indicate that he argued with the security guard over wearing a mask.

The incident, which took place at the bank’s Junction Road branch in the Bareilly Kotwali area, caused a stir among the bank’s employees and customers.

Not wearing a mask and trying to enter a bank office in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh turned into an unfortunate incident for a Bank of Baroda customer. The security guard deployed at the bank gate shot the customer in the leg.

The man who was shot has been identified as Rajesh Kumar, a railway employee. Initial reports indicate that he argued with the security guard over wearing a mask.

Rajesh Kumar was admitted to Bareilly District Hospital while the guard was taken into custody.

The incident, which took place at the bank’s Junction Road branch in the Bareilly Kotwali area, caused a stir among the bank’s employees and customers.

After receiving information about the incident, IGP, Bareilly Range Ramit Sharma, SSP Rohit Singh Sajwan, SP City Ravindra Kumar and others arrived at the scene.

According to police, Rajesh Kumar went to the bank for work around 11:30 am without wearing a mask when an altercation took place. The guard, identified as Keshav Prasad Mishra, angrily shot Rajesh Kumar after an impassioned exchange of words.

Rajesh Kumar’s family claimed that the guard shot him because he was not wearing a mask.

Bareilly SSP Rohit Singh Sajwan said the accused was a private bank security guard who had a licensed gun, from which he opened fire. He said everyone at the scene was being questioned.

(City) Police Superintendent Ravindra Kumar told PTI that the client’s statement will be recorded once he regains consciousness.

(With PTI entries)

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