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AAP worker in Gujarat nabbed for posting fake message, granted bail
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AAP worker in Gujarat nabbed for posting fake message, granted bail

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Vadodara, Apr 4: A worker of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Vadodara city of Gujarat who had allegedly posted fake message and morphed photos claiming sudden death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media Facebook was arrested by the police.

Police said that BJP's youth wing worker Yogesh Jaisinh Parmar had seen the post on the Facebook in the late night of April 1. "There were morphed pictures of Mr Modi. He got shocked and put on the television to confirm it only to realize that it was someone's mischief and informed the police," police said. The cyber cell of the crime branch of Vadodara Police nabbed AAP activist Ghanshyam Parmar who had allegedly posted it.

According to police, during interrogation, he accepted that he was an AAP worker and had downloaded photo of PM from the internet and later edited and morphed it using pics art app and posted it. He had written in Gujarati at the post that the beloved prime minister had suddenly died, police said. A local court however granted him bail on Tuesday. The accused claimed that he had done so with an intention to April fool his friends. (UNI)