Cop arrested for opening fire at marriage ceremony after argument over wearing mask



NOWSHERA: A Special Police Officer guarding a local municipal councilor was arrested and booked for opening fire over an alleged conflict with some youth for not wearing mask at a wedding function in Nowshera.
As per details, Avanish Sharma, engaged as a PSO to councilor Ravinder Sharma, fired in air when some guests argued with him for wearing a mask amid prevailing COVID-19 surge. There was no report of injury to anybody in the incident. The cop was arrested and investigation has been taken up as a case vide FIR No. 72/2021 under Sections of 307 and 336 of IPC has been lodged against him.