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Hyderabad groom booked for firing in air at wedding ceremony

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 4, 2016, 5:28 pm IST
Updated Sep 4, 2016, 6:26 pm IST
The incident, in which the bridegroom was holding two revolvers and fired 10 rounds in the air, was aired by local TV channels.
A man allegedly fired shots in the air during his marriage ceremony in Falaknuma area of Hyderabad on Saturday. (Representational image)
 A man allegedly fired shots in the air during his marriage ceremony in Falaknuma area of Hyderabad on Saturday. (Representational image)

Hyderabad: A case was registered on Sunday against a man for allegedly firing in the air during his marriage ceremony in Falaknuma area, police said.

Police acted on the incident after some local TV channels aired a video showing the bridegroom firing two revolvers a few days back.

"We are verifying when the incident happened. Investigations are on," Assistant Commissioner of Police (Falaknuma Division) Mohd Abdul Bari.

"We have registered an FIR under relevant sections of Arms Act in the connection with the incident...We are in the process of identifying the bridegroom, who opened fire in the air and will soon catch him," he said.

As per TV visuals, the bridegroom was holding two revolvers and fired 10 rounds in the air, the ACP said.

"Once he is taken into custody, we will interrogate him and ascertain from whom he got the weapons," he added.

Further probe is on into the incident.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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