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Jaipur police arrests man for posting a death threat to PM Narendra Modi on Facebook

According to the police, Naveen created a fake profile on Facebook posing as Swami. He posted a death threat to PM Modi on his Facebook wall and also, asked people to kill Modi.

March 28, 2019, 12:59 pm

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The accused Naveen in police custody.

Jaipur: Bajaj Nagar police of Jaipur arrested a man identified as Naveen for allegedly posting a death threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook on Thursday. The accused Naveen is a resident of Barkat Nagar in Jaipur. He works at a book store. According to the police, Naveen created a fake profile on Facebook posing as Swami. He posted a death threat to PM Modi on his Facebook wall and also, asked people to kill Modi. The cyber team of Jaipur Commissionerate informed commissioner Anand Srivastav about the post. Srivastav then directed DCP east Rahul Jain to take action. Police officials tracked the IP address of the Facebook account with the help of the cyber police team. The team arrested Naveen from his residence at Barkat Nagar on Thursday after tracking him. Police took him into custody and are currently interrogating him. Further investigation is going on, said a police officer. Jhotwara police in Jaipur had arrested a man identified as 30-year-old Tauseef Azhar for posting an objectionable comment on Facebook against the Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman earlier in March. A large number of people on Facebook protested against the accused Tauseef for his comment and reported the incident to the police.

First published: March 28, 2019