Police arrest man in Gujarat for threatening to rape Congress spokesperson's daughter

A team of the Mumbai Police has arrested a man in Gujarat for threatening to rape the 10-year-old daughter of Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi.

The man was arrested from Ahmedabad and has been identified as one Girish Maheshwari. Maheshwari uses the name @GirishK1605 on Twitter. He had messaged that he would rape Chaturvedi’s daughter. As per reports, Maheshwari assumed that Chaturvedi was supporting the men accused of the recent rape of a young girl in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh.

Following the horrible threat on Twitter, Chaturvedi complained to the Mumbai Police.

Maheshwari has been charged under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). He has also been charged under the IT Act as his rape threat was delivered through the social networking site, Twitter.

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