Mumbai, September 7
Even as police are probing the risk name to explode Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s non-public residence right here, an nameless caller phoned Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s Nagpur workplace, threatening him and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a minister stated.
Police have been knowledgeable and they’re investigating, the state minister, who didn’t want to be named, advised reporters at Vidhan Bhawan right here on Monday.
On Sunday, Mumbai police had beefed up safety exterior Thackeray’s residence Matoshree after an unidentified caller, claiming to be fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s aide, known as the bungalow’s landline quantity.
Maharashtra NCP unit president and Water Resources Minister Jayant Patil stated “threats to the chief minister and Sharad Pawar is a serious matter”.
“Anti-social elements are trying to raise their heads again. The state home department will probe the matter,” he advised reporters.
Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, demanded a correct investigation into the matter.
“I think these threat calls need to be properly investigated,” he stated. “It needs to be checked whether these were serious threat calls or if somebody is doing it deliberately,” he added.
Police ought to care for those that have acquired such calls, the previous chief minister stated. — PTI