The streets of Mathura witnessed a high drama when a man set his car ablaze and fired gunshots in the air, creating panic in the area and bringing traffic to a standstill. Even policemen were seen taking shelter behind parked cars.

The incident took place on Wednesday evening.

“The man has been identified as Shubham Chaudhary from Mathura who reached the spot on Wednesday evening. He was accompanied by a woman who too had an illegal weapon with her. He set his own car on fire and when attempts were made to control him, he fired in the air and kept on addressing people on a public address system,” Mathura Senior Superintendent of Police Shalabh Mathur said.