Two arrested for firing outside hotel at Parliament Street

The incident took place outside Hotel Park located opposite Jantar Mantar yesterday at around 2 am, Additional Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) K C Dwivedi said.

The hotel is located a little more than a kilometre from Parliament House and police station.
Pradeep Dahiya, who has six cases including that of murder against him, and Rahul were arrested for allegedly opening fire, Dwivedi said. Dahiya is a resident of Rohini.

According to a senior police official, Dahiya and Rahul had a tiff over some petty issue with the hotel staff inside Agni restaurant of the hotel, after which the duo came out.

"Dahiya took out a pistol from his car and fired in the air to scare people," the official said.
A call was made to police which rushed to the spot and arrested the duo, the official said.
A case under relevant sections of IPC and Arms Act has been registered against them, he added.

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