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regular-article-logo Wednesday, 28 February 2024

Man held from Pune for issuing death threat to Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar

Accused Sagar Barve is working in the data feeding and analytics section of a private firm

PTI Mumbai Published 12.06.23, 09:40 AM
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A man from Pune was arrested for alleged involvement in issuing a death threat to Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, a Mumbai police official said on Monday.

Accused Sagar Barve is working in the data feeding and analytics section of a private firm, the official said.

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"The Mumbai Crime Branch, which was probing the case, brought Barve to Mumbai. He was presented in court and has been remanded in police custody till Tuesday," the official said.

The NCP, on June 9, claimed 82-year-old Pawar received a message on social media threatening him with a fate similar to anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar, who was shot dead in Pune on August 20, 2013.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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