Four persons arrested in late night firing incident

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Jan 2017 09:32:01

Staff Reporter

Yashodara Nagar Police have arrested four persons in firing incident. The accused were produced in the court and the court ordered their four days custody.
The accused are identified as Mohd Ehfaz (20), Mohd Faizan alias Faizul (21), Firoz Khan alias Sonu (23) and Sheikh Shehjad alias Pappu, all are residents of Sangharsh Nagar, Mehbubpura.

According to police, the accused had gone to attend a programme at Sangharsh Nagar. Mohd Rashid alias Golu (22), a resident of Sangharsh Nagar had passed a foul comment. Angered over the comment, Ehfaz started brawl with Rashid and four others. When Mohd Asif Ansari (25), a resident of Sangharsh Nagar and brother of Mohd Rashid tried to pacify the furious youngsters, one of them fired a shot in air at around 10.30 pm. The sound was heard in the area and hundreds of onlookers thronged the spot.

A police officer of Yashodhara Nagar Police Station informed that the accused used country-made pistol to fire the shot.
The accused have no criminal background.
The police have registered the case under Sections 307 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code read with sub-sections 3+25 and 27 of the Arms Act.