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Retired Army jawan held for firing in air

Press Trust of India  |  Shirdi (Maha) 

A 38-year-old retired Army jawan was arrested for allegedly firing four rounds in the air from his licensed here early on Thursday, police said.

The incident took place on Saibaba Palkhi Marg near around 1.30 am, they said.

"The accused, Pushkaraj Singh, a resident of Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, fired four rounds in the air from his licensed 12-bore He was accompanied by his two friends at the time of the incident," Arvind Mane said.

Before that, the accused also threatened some people in a nearby locality, he added.

"The as well as 10 cartridges were recovered from the accused and he was arrested," Mane said, adding that it was being ascertained if Singh had consumed liquor.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 17:55 IST