Man armed with revolver in social media photo arrested

DN Bureau

Police on Monday arrested a 21- year-old man in Maharashtra for uploading a photo of himself on social media brandishing an illegalrevolver.

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Jalna: Police on Monday arrested a 21- year-old man here in Maharashtra for uploading a photo of himself on social media brandishing an illegalrevolver, an official said.

The accused has been identified as Rishikesh Raju Jawlekar,originally a resident of Shendra in adjoining Aurangabad district.

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Local Anti-Dacoity Squad (ADS) chief Yashwant Jadhav saidthe police swung into action when it came to came to know the accusedhad uploaded a picture brandishingthe revolver on social media.

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Acting on a tip-off, a police team nabbed Jawlekar at Badnapur in Jalna district, he said.

Thepolicefrisked him and found the revolver and a magazine on him, Jadhav said. (PTI)













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