District magistrate receives threat call

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 19:15

Patna: The District magistrate of Patna
has received a threat call on his mobile phone from an
anonymous person, official sources said Wednesday.

An unidentified person called Sanjay Kumar last night
on his cell phone and threatened him with dire consequences if
he did not close the murder case of a transporter last month
and ensure the release of Kundan Singh, the prime accused in
that case, sources said.

Kumar promptly intimated police about the matter who,
during preliminary investigation, traced the call from Munger
district, they said.

Further investigation is going on in the matter, the
sources said.

In the recent months, a number of ministers and
bureaucrats have received threat calls.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 19:15

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