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Instead of a rose, a 25-year-old youth from Nagaland’s Dimapur used a pistol to impress his girlfriend. But the neighbourhood was least impressed with the gun-slinging Romeo and police finally caught the youth.

The bizarre incident took place at Padumpukhuri area in Dimapur town in Nagaland on July 6 evening.

According to the reports, the 25-year-old had borrowed a .22 calibre pistol from another person in order to impress his girlfriend.

Later, Dimapur Police arrested the man and recovered the pistol along with three rounds of live ammunition.

A police official in Dimapur said that, during interrogation, the man revealed that he had borrowed the pistol from another person to impress his girlfriend.

“A case has been registered at East police station in Dimapur in connection with it,” the police officer said.

Dimapur Police tweeted: “He chose the Gun instead of a Rose to woo his girlfriend but the neighbourhood was least impressed with the gun-slinging Romeo. One person arrested for illegal possession of a .22 calibre pistol from the Padumpukhuri area. Case registered in East PS.”

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