Shaheen Bagh firing: Man identifies as Kapil Gujjar

Shaheen Bagh firing: Man identifies as Kapil Gujjar

Agency News

The man who opened fire near the anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh has been identified as Kapil Gujjar belonging to Dallupura village in Uttar Pradesh.

Eyewitnesses say the man himself revealed his identity to the Police who taken him to custody.

The firing took place near Jasola red light. No one was injured in the incident which occurred at around 4:53 pm. As per the eyewitnesses, he shouted "Hindu Rashtra Zindabad" and fired two rounds in air. "The man had resorted to aerial firing. Police immediately overpowered and caught him," Delhi DCP Chinmay Biswal told news agency ANI.

However, as per news agency PTI, the man opened fire behind the stage at the site where the protest. Earlier, there was report that the firing was happened at the Jasola red light which is around 500 metres from the protest site.