BENGALURU: An undertrial opened fire randomly in the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) complex here today, creating a major scare, but there were no casualties.
"An under treatment prisoner at NIMHANS in possession of weapons fired randomly. Situation under control. No casualties. Commandos in charge," Additional Commissioner of Police (West) Pratap Reddy said.
Police said the prisoner, involved in a murder case, had been undergoing treatment at NIMHANS's jail ward for some time.