Nagpur: In a sensational incident, a drunken man fired a round from his pistol and tried to kill another man who was celebrating birthday at a beer bar in MIDC area here on Sunday midnight. The firing took place over selfie frenzy. The ‘birthday boy’ had a lucky escape as the bullet reportedly missed the target. The accused has been booked but not arrested so far.
A resident of Nildoh, Ward No. 4, Rajesh Indrapal Kushwaha (30), in his complaint to MIDC police said that he was celebrating his birthday along with friends including some girls at Zero Degree Bar and Restaurant in the midnight of Sunday. During the birthday celebration, the girlfriends of Rajesh were taking selfie. At the same time, the accused Mihir Mishra (30), accosted the girls and asked them to take his selfie, too. The accused Mihir also indulged in indecent acts and put the girls to shame.Meanwhile, Rajesh tried to prevail upon the accused Mihir and asked him to leave the place. Suddenly, Mihir whipped out a concealed gun and fired a round with the intention of killing Rajesh. However, the bullet reportedly missed the target. The firing took place around 0145 hours.
MIDC API B N Gorve, based on Rajesh Kushwaha’s complaint, booked the accused Mihir Mishra under Sections 307, 354(D), 506(B) of the IPC read with Sub-Sections 3/25, 27 of Arms Act.