A day after YSRCP minority cell convener H A Rahman opened fire in air with his licensed .32 revolver, the Banjara Hills police on Saturday wrote a letter to the Hyderabad police commissioner Anurag Sharma suggesting cancellation of his weapon’s.
Sources told Express that the police officials present when Rahman opened fire yesterday viewed the matter seriously saying it was clear case of misuse of weapon. Rahman had opened five rounds of fire in air as part of victory celebrations of YSRCP in the byelections on Friday.
Banjara Hills Police wrote a two-page letter to the police commissioner mentioning all details about the previous criminal cases involving Rahman. In the letter, police stated that Rahman had misused a weapon by opening fire into air. Soon after the incident on Friday, the police seized .32 revolver from him.
Meanwhile, sources said that Rahman has two more weapons — a .32 and the double barrel breach loading (DBBL) gun. Rahman obtained license for both the weapons. ‘‘Rahman is not a public representative. He has no threat from anyone. Why should he have a license in the first place ? He is misusing the weapon, ” a police official said.
Police also have info that Rahman had reportedly threatened few realtors during land settlements .