A police Constable working as a security guard in Andhra Pradesh The minister of commercialization, C. Adinarayana Reddy, died while his rifle accidentally escaped, police said on Thursday.

Chandrasekhar Reddy died when the pistol he cleaned at home disappeared. The incident occurred in the Kadapa district after Reddy returned home after duty.

The constable was seriously wounded in the misfire and died on his way to a private hospital.