Published On : Tue, Mar 14th, 2017

Whimsical man fires shots in air from his licensed gun in Mankapur, arrested

Nagpur: A middle-aged whimsical man triggered panic among neighboring residents in Mankapur area by firing shots in the air from his licensed gun over a petty issue. The accused has been arrested.

The accused Shrinivas Kameshwar Singh (46), resident of Plot No. 2, Vitthal Rukmini Nagar, indulged in a quarrel with neighbours over water logging. The verbal duel soon took an ugly turn when the accused Shrinivas suddenly went to his balcony at second floor and fired shots in the air from his licensed gun. The firing of shots sparked panic among the residents as the gun shots could have harmed them fatally.

Based on a complaint lodged by Gajendra Pandurang Raut (34), Mankapur PSI Tripathi booked the accused Shrinivas Kameshwar Singh under Section 336 of the IPC read with Sub-Section 30 of Arms Act and arrested him.