Delhi police have booked a man after a video of him brandishing a gun at the entrance of a five-star hotel in south Delhi went viral. The untoward incident took place on Saturday.
The Delhi police team has left for Lucknow to arrest Ashish Pandey. The video shows Ashish Pandey with a gun at the entrance of the hotel in South Delhi. He appears to be threatening and hurling abuses at a man and woman, even as the hotel staff at the foyer tries to calm him down. A woman joins the accused in intimidating the couple.
Earlier, the Hyatt hotel, where the incident is said to be taken place, has filed a police complaint about the incident. The police sources identified the person as son of ex-BSP MP Rakesh Pandey. His brother, Ritesh Pandey, is also a sitting MLA from Jabalpur in Ambedkar Nagar, UP.
Soon after the incident, a video of the incident became a viral on social media. It is yet to clear who posted the video on social media. (PenNews with input from UNI)