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Man armed with revolver in social media photo arrested

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

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Jalna Published on: November 19, 2019 9:32 IST
Man armed with revolver in social media photo arrested
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Man armed with revolver in social media photo arrested

Police on Monday arrested a 21- year-old man in Jalna, Maharashtra for uploading a photo of himself on social media brandishing an illegal revolver, an official said. The accused has been identified as Rishikesh Raju Jawlekar, originally a resident of Shendra in adjoining Aurangabad district.

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

Acting on a tip-off, a police team nabbed Jawlekar at Badnapur in Jalna district, he said. The police frisked him and found the revolver and a magazine on him, Jadhav said. 

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