Hyderabad: A local AIMIM leader created a stir when he flaunted a toy gun that looked real, during a rally at Banjara Hills on Monday
Identified as Ejaz, a local businessman from Banjara, he was seen flaunting his toy pistol. Later the images of gun wielding Ejaz became viral on social media.
According to sources, Ejaz a resident of Singadikunta Basthi at Banjara Hills road no 10, is a local leader of AIMIM party. Two months ago, he sustained stab injuries when he was attacked by a group of people.
To mark his comeback, he took out a rally with his supporters on Monday. During the rally, he flaunted a toy gun which looked real. Residents in big numbers came out on the roads to support him.
As the news of armed neta spread, Banjara Hills police rushed to the spot, stopped the rally and apprehended Ejaz. He was shifted to the police station for questioning.
After examining the ‘weapon’, police found that it was in fact a toy gun. Ejaz had flaunted the gun just for swag and keep his 'enemies’ at bay.
After counseling him, police let him go after making a general diary entry. There was no case registered against him.