JORHAT, Dec 12: A man late on Saturday night reportedly fired from his pistol at a wedding ceremony which was solemnised at a marriage hall at Jail Road area here.
A police source stated as per information received a person identified as Priyangshu Bharali who was attending the marriage ceremony allegedly fired in the air from a pistol reportedly after a quarrel broke out between the groom’s and bride’s parties over the playing of a dhol.
The source said that Bharali was brought to the Jorhat Police Station and the pistol, found to be a licensed one, was seized.
Bharali reportedly told police that he had fired in the air in self-defence. He was allowed to go after being served a notice by the police.