03/05/2015 11:52 AM IST | Updated 19/09/2016 1:23 AM IST

Mumbai Inspector Vilas Joshi Shot By Junior, Dies

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MUMBAI -- Vilas Joshi, 53, senior inspector at the Vakola Police station in Santacruz , who was shot by his junior on Saturday night, succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.

Joshi, 53, was shot at by assistant sub-inspector Dilip Shirke with his service revolver following a brawl over absenteeism.

Joshi had sustained three bullet injuries in his back and abdomen.

Shirke then shot at Joshi's orderly, Babasaheb Aher, in the thigh. Before other policemen could react, Shirke turned the gun and also shot himself dead.

Joshi was rushed to Lilavati Hospital in Bandra but he succumbed to the bullet injuries in his abdomen on Sunday, police spokesperson DCP Dhananjay Kulkarni told IANS.

Aher is undergoing treatment and is out of danger now.

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