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Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari gets death threat

ANI
Published : Jun 23, 2019, 5:18 pm IST
Updated : Jun 23, 2019, 5:18 pm IST

The message also threatens to assassinate the Prime Minister.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari (Photo: PTI)
 Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari has received a death threat through an SMS on his personal phone number, in which the sender said he is under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate the leader.

The unidentified person also threatened to eliminate the prime minister "if need be", Tiwari said. "I have informed the police about the threat," Tiwari told PTI.

 

The sender of the SMS also said in the message that he/she was "sorry" for deciding to eliminate Tiwari under "extreme compulsion".

A formal complaint about the threat will be lodged soon, said Delhi BJP's Media Relations head Neelkant Bakshi.

The SMS was received on Tiwari's mobile phone at 12.52 pm on Friday which he saw on Saturday evening and immediately informed the police, he added.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi