48 Arrested in Rajasthan for Following Social Media Accounts of Gangsters

Last Update: February 04, 2023, 22:54 IST

Special teams have been formed to keep an eye on these criminals and those who follow and like them on social media (Photo for representation)

Special teams have been formed to keep an eye on these criminals and those who follow and like them on social media (Photo for representation)

Jaipur Commissionerate Police has arrested 37 people for following or liking habitual criminals on social media, while 11 such people have been arrested by District Jaipur (North).

Jaipur Police has arrested 48 people while taking action against those who follow the social media accounts of gangsters. Officials gave this information on Saturday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Paris Deshmukh said that 37 people who follow or ‘like’ habitual criminals on social media have been arrested by the Jaipur Commissionerate Police, while 11 such people have been arrested by District Jaipur (North).

He said that these youths are being interrogated. Along with this, counseling cells constituted at the district level are also giving advice to the relatives of such youths, so that they stay away from criminals and any criminal activities.

Deshmukh said in a statement that for some time it has been seen that the youth of the city are going after those people who are involved in serious incidents.

He said that special teams have been formed to keep an eye on these criminals and those who follow and like them on social media. Deshmukh said that these teams are checking social media accounts running in the name of criminals and identifying those who follow them.

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