March 9, 2021 2:36:27 am
A 26-year-old man from Yavatmal was arrested by Mumbai cyber police on Sunday for allegedly posting tweets threatening to rape and murder a senior BJP leader from the state.
The accused, Rahul Ade, has told the police that he did this to impress a senior leader from a rival party. DCP (Cyber) Rashmi Karandikar said: “We are investigating further to find out if he has harassed any other woman.”
On March 2, an FIR was lodged under IPC sections of stalking, insulting modesty of a woman and criminal intimidation, and under of IT Act for posting obscene comments.
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