Man’s homemade rifle misfires, grazes grandmother in the head

The homemade rifle which had misfired was confiscated by the police after arresting the suspects.

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By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, Mar 24: A homemade rifle misfired, hitting the suspect’s grandmother along her brow ridge, causing her to fall unconscious.

The incident happened around 11.30am this morning in the Serian area when the complainant heard a shooting sound coming from the back of the house.

It was said that when the complainant rushed to the back of the house, she was shocked to see that the homemade rifle which her son had made, misfired, shot at the victim while they were joking around.

The victim suffered injuries to her right eyebrow and was rushed to the Sarawak General Hospital for immediate treatment.

Police later arrested the suspect and also his sibling who was the owner of the weapon. They will be investigated under Section 37 of the Firearms Act 1960. —DayakDaily