21-year-old armed with revolver in social media photo arrested

Published: Nov 19, 2019, 09:37 IST | PTI |

The police frisked him and found the revolver and a magazine on him.

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This image has been used for representational purposes only.

Jalna: Police on Monday arrested a 21-year-old man here in 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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