The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested a 25-year-old man from Mumbai for allegedly threatening to kill Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a police official stated on Saturday.
Kamran Khan, a resident of Chunabhatti in japanese suburbs, was arrested by the Kalachowki unit of ATS, the official stated.
Uttar Pradesh Police’s social media assist desk had obtained a WhatsApp message on Friday wherein the sender threatened to kill Adityanath in a bomb blast, he stated.
A case was registered at Gomatinagar Police Station in opposition to an unidentified particular person beneath IPC part 506 (prison intimidation), stated Vikram Deshmane, Superintendent of Police, ATS Maharashtra.
UP police alerted Maharashtra ATS after the message was traced to Mumbai, he stated, following which the sender was tracked down and Khan was arrested, the SP stated.
He shall be produced earlier than a courtroom and handed over to UP police’s Particular Activity Drive on transit remand, the official stated.
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