Police Officer Pulls Pin From Grenade in Court To Show Judge How The Explosive Works

He decided to show rather than tell.

A judge in Pakistan asked a police constable to explain how a hand grenade works but instead of using words, he pulled the pin, causing it to explode.

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The explosion inside Karachi’s Anti-Terrorism Court injured five people including the judge, the constable and a court clerk.

According to reports, the grenade was brought into court by officer Abid Ali as evidence.  But it had not been defused, authorities said.

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The constable will be disciplined after he recovers from his injuries, officials said.

The detonation prompted a high security alert by authorities who initially thought it was a terrorist attack. 

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