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Bomb threat against UP CM Yogi

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 22, 2020, 5:18 pm IST
Updated May 22, 2020, 5:18 pm IST
Police have registered an FIR after receiving a WhatsApp message threatening to kill Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Yogi Adityanath
 Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Police have registered an FIR after receiving a WhatsApp message threatening to kill Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

The sender used objectionable language against Adityanath in the message sent on police headquarter's WhatsApp number, calling him a threat to particular community, a senior police officer said.

Yogi AdityanathYogi Adityanath The unknown sender threatened to blow him up with a bomb, the officer said.

Senior officers were informed when the message was received around Thursday midnight.

An FIR was lodged against him. Police are investigating if this was an act of mischief or a conspiracy, the official said.

They are looking into the call details of the number from which the message was sent, he said.

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