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TN: Man Held for Threatening Students with Fake Pistol

A man was arrested Monday for allegedly threatening some college students with a fake pistol and making a futile attempt to rob them.

Published: 31st March 2014 11:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st March 2014 11:55 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

A man was arrested Monday for allegedly threatening some college students with a fake pistol and making a futile attempt to rob them.

Police asid the man picked up a quarrel with some of the students near Government College of Technology, suddenly whipped out a 'pistol' and threatened to shoot dead one of them.

However, the students managed to escape and lodged a complaint with police, who rushed to the spot and nabbed him.

An examination of the 'pistol' showed it was fake and he was later produced before a court and lodged in the central jail here, they said

Preliminary inquiries revealed he had earlier threatened some persons with a fake pistol and relived them of some cash, police said.

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