Gujarat police on alert after threat to Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 00:00

Ahmedabad, Dec 23: Gujarat police has been put on high alert following a communication from the Centre of a threat to Chief Minister Narendra Modi's life from terror outfits, including a possible suicide attack.
Modi, who is accorded Z-plus security, is also protected by Gujarat police's commando force.

The state police was alerted by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) last week about the possibility of attack on Modi, following which the security cover for the BJP leader was enhanced during the campaigning.

"Besides threat from the terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba, the state police have been alerted about a suicide bomb threat from a woman riot victim," a senior police official said.

"The woman had gone to Bangladesh and from there to another country to receive training. We have received an alert and necessary steps have been taken," he added.

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First Published: Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 00:00
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