Police are on the lookout for a 22-year-old man whose video of firing multiple rounds from his revolver while celebrating his birthday earlier this month went viral. According to Station House Officer of Falaknuma Police Station, Mirza Ibrahim Ali Beig of Jahanuma fired about 12 rounds on May 5 on the occasion of his birthday. The video captured on that day was later shared on social media and soon caught the attention of media and police. The police said the man was a student but also helped his family in managing a school they run.
“We came to know about the video on Monday afternoon. After inquiring into it, we registered a case under Arms Act. Our men are trying to trace the individual who is seen firing those rounds,” said the official P. Yadagiri. According to the official, the weapon used looked like a revolver and Being may have fired about 12 shots but only by questioning him can they learn these details.
According to Additional DCP Babu Rao of the South Zone, said the act was an offence. irrespective of the licence status of the individual. “Even if an individual is a licence-holder, firing in a place with people around is an offence under the Arms Act,” he said.
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