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WhatsApp group admin arrested for objectionable content

An ‘administrator’ of a WhatsApp group in Latur district has been arrested for objectionable content posted on the group.

Police in Chakur tehsil of Latur district in Marathwada arrested the admin and three other members of the WhatsApp group after noticing objectionable content, including video clips posted on the group.

A police officer from Chakur police station told PTI that those arrested — Shivaji Barche, Rajkumar Telange, Amol Somwanshi and Manoj Lavhrale — will be produced before a court.

The four have been arrested and cases under sections 153, 34 and section 67 of IT Act, 2000 have been registered, he said.

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