FIR filed towards 4, together with a 10-year-old boy for ‘glorifying’ gun tradition in Amritsar

FIR filed towards 4, together with a 10-year-old boy for ‘glorifying’ gun tradition in Amritsar


Amritsar, November 25

Amritsar Rural Police booked 4 folks, together with a 10-year-old boy and his father, for “glorifying” gun tradition however later cancelled the FIR after it was identified that the firearm in query was a “toy gun”. The case was registered on the Kathunangal Police Station on Wednesday.

The boy’s father had posted a photograph of his son on the latter’s Fb web page during which the kid was seen standing with a gun with a bandolier on his shoulder.

The case was registered beneath Part 188 of the IPC, which pertains to disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant.

The state authorities has banned public show of firearms and songs selling gun tradition, together with on social media.

In response to the FIR, police had registered the FIR towards 4 folks — a person, his minor son, and two others, all of whom have been seen within the image.

Former Minister and senior SAD chief Bikram Singh Majithia slammed the AAP authorities for registering the FIR, saying the kid was solely holding an enormous “toy gun” in his fingers.

“Now, minor kids too are being booked for carrying toy weapons, that is Bhagwant Mann’s Rangla (vibrant) Punjab,” Majithia stated.

Senior Superintendent of Police (Amritsar Rural) Swapan Sharma advised PTI that an FIR had certainly been registered, however not notably towards the 10-year-old son of the person.

“There was some confusion initially, now every thing has been cleared and after an intensive investigation, police was cancelling the FIR towards all of the individuals forthwith,” he stated.

Talking to reporters in Amritsar, the boy’s father stated that he had acquired a telephone name from Kathunangal SHO.

“He referred to the actual picture on my Fb. I advised him that the stated picture was of 2015. I stated the kid was 4 years previous then, now he’s 10 years previous.

“He advised me to delete the pictures. However yesterday, I got here to know {that a} case had been registered. I then introduced the matter to the discover of DSP Majitha. I advised him these have been previous pictures,” stated the boy’s father, a businessman.

Replying to a query from the media, he stated, “I’ve not advised my youngster concerning the FIR. What’s going to the kid undergo.”  


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