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Man held for tweeting rape, murder threats

The accused, Rahul Ade, has told the police that he did this to impress a senior leader from a rival party.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
March 9, 2021 2:36:27 am
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences, POSCO act, Tripura, Tripura news, raping a nine-year-old girl, north east news, india news, indian expressAccording to the complaint, the accused lured the minor to his house while other family members were away and raped her.

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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