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UP Police booked a Banda youth for brandishing pistol on Instagram 'to create terror'

The police said that the youth had put a status on social media in which pistols and cartridges were seen

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New Delhi, March 15

The Uttar Pradesh have booked a youth in Banda district after a video of him brandishing a pistol and displaying cartridges on social media on the counting day after UP elections went viral. 

The suspect was identified as Usman, a resident of Mardan Naka in Banda district. 

Usman had put social media status allegedly to 'create terror' in society.

A video of a youth brandishing three pistols and cartridges put up by the youth on the popular photo sharing application Instagram is making rounds on social media in Uttar Pradesh. 

The police said that the youth had put a status on social media status in which pistols and cartridges were seen, which needs to be probed as to how he acquired the weapon.

The police stated that whether the act was a stunt of whether he has links with local goons and syndicate is under investigation. Several teams have been formed to hunt for the accused who is on the run after the police complaint. 


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