What a Shame! Man points gun at his mother for a selfie, posts on social media, arrested

An image of a boy with a pistol pointed at his mother’s head is increasingly going viral on social media. The boy, however, has been arrested by the Shamli police.

The youth has been identified as Deepak Kumar whose weapon has been seized. The cyber cell of the police traced the youth from the Sunheti village under Kairana police station in Uttar Pradesh.

The 20-year-old Deepak Kumar had uploaded the picture on social media. The picture went viral in no time after he posted on social media. In the selfie he was seen aiming a gun at a woman’s head who was smiling at the camera. The post had gone viral on multiple social platforms. It was later identified that the person next to the culprit was his own mother.

Superintendent of Police, Shamli, Sukirti Madhav, has ordered an inquiry into the matter. The cause is yet to be ascertained and the investigation is underway.

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