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Pistol baby: Shocking photo of eight-month-old girl playing with revolver goes viral

A shocking photo of an eight-month-old baby playing with a hopefully unloaded  revolver  went viral recently.   As the photo drew a lot of attention, it was traced to Bhagalpur in Bihar. The girl's father, a police official, turned out to be the man behind the photo.   Uttam Kumar of Babarganj police station of Bhagalpur district had given his service revolver to his daughter to play and then uploaded a photo on Facebook.

Staff correspondent, NewsCrunch

A shocking photo of an eight-month-old baby playing with a hopefully unloaded  revolver  went viral recently. 

As the photo drew a lot of attention, it was traced to Bhagalpur in Bihar. The girl's father, a police official, turned out to be the man behind the photo. 

Uttam Kumar of Babarganj police station had given his service revolver to his daughter to play and then uploaded a photo on Facebook.

After it went viral, local SSP Manoj Kumar came to know about it. Media reports say he took the matter seriously and pulled up Uttam Kumar and directed him to remove the photo from Facebook.

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