Bhubaneswar, Sep 8: Khandagiri police today arrested an ex-army man for opening fire at his neighbour in Bharatpur area on Monday evening.
The accused have been identified as Ashwani Kumar Routray (52). Police have seized the firearm used in the crime along with four rounds of bullets.
Police said that accused used to abuse his neighbours and also threaten them with the firearm. “The accused started hurling abuses at his neighbours for which the victim identified as Kunja Bihari Behera protested him. The accused later opened fire from his licensed firearm. The victim sustained bullet injury on his left arm,” said a police official.