Man held for firing during family dispute in Jammu

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Jammu, Feb 14 (PTI) A man was arrested for allegedly firing shots during a family dispute here, police said on Sunday.

Vishal Dhar, a resident of Gurah Bakshi Nagar, was arrested after he fired a few shots from his licensed pistol late Saturday night in Trikuta Nagar locality of the city, a police spokesman said.

Investigations revealed that Dhar fired the shots with an intention to kill or threaten Chaman Kaith alias 'Rohan', a resident of Trikuta Nagar, police said.

The arrest of Dhar followed an investigation by a special team which was constituted after the incident, which caused panic in the locality, the police spokesman said.

Police said the accused confessed to the crime. The weapon of offence, a .32 bore pistol along with three live rounds were recovered from him, the spokesman said. PTI TAS CK