Man arrested in Mumbai for threatening to kill UP CM Yogi Adityanath
Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad arrested Mumbai man for threatening UP CM Yogi Adityanath
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested a 25-year-old man from Chunabhatti area of Mumbai. The accused was arrested for making a threat call to kill Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath in a bomb blast. The 25-year-old had called in the early hours of Friday using a mobile number saying that CM Yogi Adityanath will be assassinated in a bomb blast.
As reported by a source to HT, Uttar Pradesh Police’s social media help desk had received a WhatsApp message on Friday. The sender had threatened to kill Adityanath in a bomb blast. A case was registered at Gomatinagar Police Station against the unidentified person under IPC sections 505 (1)(b) (causing fear or alarm to the public to commit an offense against the state or public tranquillity); 506 (for a threat to cause death), and 507 (for using anonymous communication for issuing threat) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against an unknown person.
25-year-old Kamran Amin Khan, who was arrested by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Chunabhatti area of Mumbai, for making a threat call to kill Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath in a bomb blast: Maharashtra ATS pic.twitter.com/OCSSFajavH
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The report further adds, After tracing the number UP Police informed the Maharashtra Police. ATS started conducting an inquiry and the man was picked up from Chunabhatti and brought to the Kalachowki ATS unit. During his interrogation he confessed to the crime.
The accused will be produced in court on Sunday. He will then be handed over to the UP STF which will seek his transit remand and take him to Uttar Pradesh for further investigation.