UP: Murder accused booked for posing on Facebook with illegal gun

A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on Facebook.

hidden June 12, 2014 13:40:29 IST
UP: Murder accused booked for posing on Facebook with illegal gun

Muzaffarnagar: A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on Facebook.

According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student here on May 9.

UP Murder accused booked for posing on Facebook with illegal gun

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The family members of Uvais, the murdered student, told police that the said photo -- in which the accused has been photographed with the illegal gun in front of him on a table -- was posted with a design to threaten them, police said.

The fresh case has been booked against the accused under the provisions of the IT Act.

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