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Thane: 2 held for firing during procession on Hanuman Jayanti

PTI
Published : Apr 2, 2018, 1:35 pm IST
Updated : Apr 2, 2018, 1:35 pm IST

The incident, during which one round was fired in the air from a gun, took place in the intervening night of March 31 and April 1.

The duo has been booked under IPC section 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) and also provisions of the Arms Act, the police said. (Representational Image)
 The duo has been booked under IPC section 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) and also provisions of the Arms Act, the police said. (Representational Image)

Thane: Police have arrested two persons in connection with a firing incident during a procession taken out on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti over the weekend, an official said on Monday.

The incident, during which one round was fired in the air from a gun, took place in the intervening night of March 31 and April 1, senior inspector ND Patil of the Kolsewadi police station said. No one was injured, he said.

The accused, Ashish Bajrangi Mishra and Vinod Suresh Mishra (both 32), are residents of a village near Kalyan, the officer said. During the procession, Ashish Mishra allegedly fired one round in the air as part of celebrations from the gun belonging to Vinod Mishra, Patil said.

The duo has been booked under IPC section 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) and also provisions of the Arms Act, the police added.

Tags: firing during procession, hanuman jayanti, indian penal code, arms act
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)