Delhi minister gets threat call, writes to home minister

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday informed union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that he got a threat call and urged him to direct the officials to “trace the call and book the culprits”.

In a letter to Rajnath Singh, Mishra wrote, “Today (Thursday) I got a phone call from telephone number +3844 at 8.48 a.m. on my cell number, wherein a person identifying himself as Pujari threatened me, saying that ‘Apni jubaan band rakho varna goli maar denge’ (keep your mouth shut else we will shoot you).”

He added that prior to this, there were calls on his phone from various similar numbers including +4432, +3844, +9100, +501 but he did not attend to those calls.

“I consider it essential to bring the matter to your knowledge so that appropriate directions can be passed to the officers concerned for tracing the call and booking the culprits,” Mishra wrote.

“I refuse to get threatened or be cowed down by such elements,” he added.

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