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Odisha: Brazen Display Of Guns At Private Party In Puri, Blank Fires Shot

27 September 2019


Puri: At least six rounds of blank fires were shot in the air at a private party which was reportedly taking place in Puri recently. The entire episode, which was captured in the mobile camera of an onlooker has created a flutter after the video went viral on social media.

According to sources, the incident took place during a cultural event at a recreation ground under Town Police limits. There were hundreds of spectators watching the event when all of a sudden three people on the stage with firearms shot blank fires.

Sources said, two among them were private security guards of the person in the center stage. Local police have already got a copy of this video and investigating into the matter.

SP Uma Shankar Das said, “The matter is being thoroughly investigated. Whether the firearms were licensed and if licensed, under what circumstances these people wielded the guns, will be probed.”

He added that the location, where the incident occurred and the identity of the people involved are being ascertained.

Umashankar Das, SP, Puri