Kathmandu: Tirthamali Pun, mother of former minister Barshaman Pun, has been injured in gunshot at Gauridhara in Kathmandu district on Friday night.
The incident took place when a pistol carrying by assistant constable Prakash Pun Magar got fired accidentally, said Chief of the Kathmandu Valley Police Office, Additional Inspector General Shyamlal Gyawali.
Prakash is grandson to Tirthamali in relation. It is said that Prakash had gone there to celebrate Nepali New Year 2080.
Police have started investigation into the case by bringing Prakash under control. Similarly, Tirthamali is undergoing treatment at Trauma Centre in Kathmandu. Prakash is working as the security guard of Acting Chief Justice Hari Krishna Karki.