Delhi doctor arrested for firing in public

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday said it has arrested a doctor in connection with the recent firing incident which went viral on the social media.

On June 22, a video went viral on the social media in which some persons were seen firing in the air near Shyam Lal College in Shahdara area. A case was then registered with the police.

One of the accused, identified as Kamal Deep, a 26-year-old doctor, was nabbed on Monday, said Ved Prakash Surya, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara).

Deep confessed that on the night of June 21, he along with his friends had gone to attend the marriage of their friend in Sahibabad, Uttar Pradesh, and on their way back home they opened fire in the air.

Efforts are underway to nab the other culprits, said Surya.

Kamal earlier worked at a government hospital but has been unemployed for the last two weeks.