Shirtless hooligans in Jamia Nagar booked under Arms Act

Shirtless hooligans in Jamia Nagar booked under Arms Act

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday registered a case under the Arms Act against a group of shirtless hooligans, who created ruckus in Ssouth east Delhi's Jamia Nagar on Monday night, and fired gunshots in the air in the residential area of Joga Bai.

Millennium Post reported the matter and brought it to the notice of the authorities, after which police registerd an FIR and lauched a search for the accused men.

'We have initiated probe in the matter and have registered a case under various sectons of the Indian Penal Code. We have also pressed in Arms Act, probe is on,' said Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Chinmoy Biswal.

On Monday night, a group of shirtless, drunk men were caught in a video clip creating havoc in Jamia Nagar around 11.30 pm, terrifying the residents. The hooligans, who were more than 10 in number, also stopped passersby and abused them, and manhandled a few.

Later, the clip showed them opening fire in the air.

Residents said that these youth come from nowhere and create ruckus at least once a week. They park their bikes on the roadside and start abusing people. As they carry weapons, the residents are scared to confront them.

'I was terrified for my seven-year-old daughter. She was asking him what is happening. I just asked her to go inside. They were abusing at the top of their voices and stopped the pedestrians and rickshaw walas. They also smeared cake on each other's faces which late at night,' said Sharique, a local resident.

'Police needs to act responsibly and arrest those who created ruckus. It is a matter of grave concern how these men roam on the streets with pistols in their hands. It is a serious matter,' said Mahmood Ahmed, another resident.

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