29 September 2019
Puri: The police arrested four persons who were allegedly involved in blank firing at a cultural event held recently. They have been identified as Narayan Sahu alias Narua and three of his bodyguard Bakur Kumar, Debendra Kumar and Pappu.
Sahu is a businessperson based in Bali Sahi of Puri. The three security personnel are natives of Uttar Pradesh, the police said. They were unable to produce any legal document for possession of firearms and arrested under multiples Sections of the IPC and Arms Act, SP Uma Shankar Dash said.
The brazen display of firearms took place few days back at an event in Bali Sahi area. Sahu and his associates took to the stage and shot at least six rounds in the air while the show was on, said sources. The entire episode was captured on a mobile camera which later went viral on social media.