Whatsapp post threatening to bomb political rally lands man in jail

Patna police today arrested a man after he posted a message on WhatsApp.

Police said that he had threatened a blast at a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 3.

Udayan Rai, a self-proclaimed social worker and a resident of Patna, was arrested on Tuesday after he threatened to carry out the explosion at Gandhi Maidan during the NDA’s upcoming Sankalp Rally on Sunday.

Police official said that he was charged for spreading rumours and was produced at a court only to be sent to 14 days judicial custody.

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is organising the Sankalp Rally in Patna on March 3 as a show of strength ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Security has been tightened in Patna in view of the rally.

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