Death threat to Yogi Adityanath; police registers casetext_fields
Lucknow: Following a death threat against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a case has been filed against an unnamed person in Lucknow, according to the police on Tuesday.
The threat was received via a message on "Dial 112" (a number established by the government of Uttar Pradesh for the emergency services), and it said, "I will kill CM Yogi soon."
Following the threat, the Operation Commander of "112" reported the incident to Sushant Golf City Police Station.
A case has been filed under Sections 506, 507, and Act 66 of the Information Technology Act (IT), ANI reported.
"Case has been registered under sections 506 and 507 IPC and 66 IT Act in PS Sushant Golf City against an unknown person after 'Dial 112' receives death threat for Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath," the police said.
In a separate incident on Sunday, police detained the author of a letter that threatened to detonate a suicide bomb on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Kochi on April 24.
According to the authorities, the suspect has been identified as Xavier.
K Surendran, the head of the BJP in Kerala, claimed on Saturday that he had learned about a plot to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a letter he had received the previous week.
Kochi City Police Commissioner K Sethu Raman stated, "The person who sent the threat letter against the Prime Minister was arrested. Xavier, the accused was arrested yesterday. The reason is personal enmity. He wrote the letter to trap his neighbour. We found him with the help of forensics."
"Tight security has been arranged for the Prime Minister arriving in Kochi. 2060 policemen have been appointed for this purpose. As part of this, traffic control has also been imposed from 2 pm," the Commissioner added.