Thane, November 8 (Language) A 44-year-old architect has been booked for firing in the air near a hotel in Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai industrial area.
Giving this information on Wednesday, the police said that the architect was angry over the contractor not returning the money lent.
An official of Turbhe police station said that no one was injured in the incident which took place around 9.30 pm on Tuesday in Turbhe Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area.
While firing the shot, the accused said that he had given a loan of Rs 5 lakh to a hotel contractor in Turbhe, but the contractor did not return the money.
Quoting the FIR, the officer said that the accused, a resident of Kolhapur, was upset over not getting the money back and out of frustration, he fired a shot in the air near the hotel from his foreign licensed revolver.
He said that the police have recovered a revolver and 15 cartridges from the accused.
He said that based on the complaint of a hotel employee, the police have registered a case against the accused under section 336 of the Indian Penal Code (endangering the life or personal safety of others) and provisions of the Arms Act.
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