Four arrested for firing at cab driver
| Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 23:12
New Delhi: Four youth have been arrested for hooliganism and opening fire at a cab driver after a dispute over parking, police said on Sunday.
Police said the four - Manoj, 40, Sudhant Tiwari, 25, Ravi, 25 and Aryan, 19, residents of Dhobi Ghat in Lodhi Colony area of south Delhi, were consuming alcohol at an open ground when they were arrested.
According to police, the incident was reported at around 12.15 a.m. on Sunday, when the four, consuming alcohol, scuffled with a cab driver over a parking dispute. Manoj, who had a licensed pistol with him, threatened him with dire consequences and even opened fire in the air.
"Police control room was informed by the victim that four drunk youth opened fire at him. A team reached the spot and found them consuming alcohol. Police arrested them and recovered a licensed pistol from Manoj. No one injured in the incident," said a senior police officer.
A case under the Arms Act was registered against the four in Lodhi Colony police station.