Ludhiana man arrested for firing in air, thrashing two men
The Sadar police arrested a man for allegedly opening fire in the air and snatching the mobile phone of a Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar resident on Friday before fleeing in his car. Police have recovered the phone and the car used in the crime from the accused.
The accused has been identified as Subhash Sharma of Labour Colony of Dugri. His accomplices, including Rajan of Nirmal Nagar of Dugri and two unidentified persons, are yet to be arrested.
Complainant Gurdeep Singh said the accused had thrashed one of his friends, Pawan Kumar of Nirmal Nagar, for no reason. On Thursday, he along with Pawan Kumar had gone to meet the accused to resolve the matter. When the duo reached the spot, the accused started thrashing them and opened fire in the air. While fleeing from the spot, the accused also snatched his mobile phone.
Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Ranjeet Singh, Basant Avenue Police Post in-charge, said the case has been registered against Rajan, Shubham and their unidentified accomplice under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others), 379-B (snatching using force), 506 (criminal intimidation) 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code, Sections 25/54/59 of the Arms Act.
A hunt is on for the arrest of the rest of the accused.