Bursting of Crackers Leads To Bursting Men: Delhi Opens Fire

Delhi Man Fired At People Over Bursting Crackers On Diwali, 4 Injured

The Delhi Police said a case has been filed under the Arms Act

One man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly firing bullets at people for bursting crackers in his locality in the Keshav Puram Police Station area in the national capital late on Monday night, said police.

The accused had been identified as Arvind Kumar.

Four people were injured naming Manju Jain, Shubham Jain, Ankur Jain & Dalmeet Singh from the Keshav Puram Police Station area after the accused confronted a few people bursting crackers in his locality, added the police.

According to DCP, Northwest, Usha Rangnani, a police control room (PCR) call was received at Keshav Puram police station regarding the firing incident on the intervening night of October 24-25.

“After receiving the call, a police team rushed to the spot and found 4 injured people, who were then shifted to a nearby hospital.

On inquiry, it was revealed that Arvind got irritated by the noise in his neighbourhood as some people were bursting crackers in the locality and when he confronted them, he got agitated and fired gunshots and injured 4 people,” said DCP Usha Rangnani.

An FIR was registered under the Indian penal Code and Arms Act at Keshav Puram Police Station.

Two empty cartridges were recovered from the spot and one illegal automatic pistol, and a live cartridge was recovered from the accused’s possession.

“A case under Sections 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Arms Act has been registered and the accused Arvind was arrested,”

As per the doctor’s opinion, all victims are in stable condition.