Youth, girlfriend taken into custody for threatening Minister

Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 20:25

Patna: One person was on Friday arrested and
his girlfriend detained on the charge of threatening Bihar
Health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey.

The police raided a place in Khagaria and arrested Sunil
Kumar Rai after detaining his girl friend Lalita Kumari from
Darbhanga, senior superintendent of police Alok Kumar said.

Rai had sent an SMS to the minister using Kumari`s
mobile phone on March 21.

In the SMS, Rai was alleged to have demanded Rs 20 lakh
from Choubey and threatened to eliminate the minister if he
failed to pay the money.

They were being questioned, he said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 20:25

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