We are the Salem Police in Salem, Oregon, USA- Salem Police Dept. (@SalemPoliceDept) November 20, 2017
Arunanand's error was pointed out to him by USA's Salem Police Department, and he took it in good humour.
I knew US had a Salem whilst Tamil Nadu State in India also has one. Never thought I would wrongly tag you folks. Thanks for the reply, nevertheless! Good day :-)- Arunanand T A (@TAAspeaks) November 20, 2017
In fact, Arunanand also found another city in Oregon that shares its name with a city in Tamil Nadu - Madras. Talk about coincidences!
Do you guys have a Madras too in Oregon? :-o That's the name of the capital of Tamil Nadu state! pic.twitter.com/JtJfRWXx2p- Arunanand T A (@TAAspeaks) November 24, 2017
Meanwhile, a screenshot of the conversation between Arunanand and the Salem Police went quickly viral on social media, raking up thousands of 'likes' and retweets, and making people laugh.
ROFL- Sai Krishna 10.01.18 (@Saikrishnakssk) November 23, 2017
Hahaha!!! This made my day. It's necessary to laugh it helps being positive. Keep it up!!! @D_Roopa_IPS- Dhaval Bhayani (@Dhavalbhayani40) November 24, 2017
In fact, even the official handle of Uttar Pradesh Police did not miss this opportunity to take a dig at the hilarious error. Here is their funny response to the tweet:
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