Anti-terrorist front leader MS Bitta gets threat letter 'from ISIS'

On the basis of the complaint, the police registered an FIR yesterday under sections 506 and 507 (criminal intimidation) of IPC and took up investigation.

New Delhi: Delhi Police have registered an FIR in connection with a threat letter purportedly sent by ISIS to All India Anti-Terrorist Front chairman M S Bitta.

The letter, which was purportedly sent by the Jammu and Kashmir unit of ISIS, was delivered to Bitta's residence on Talkatora Road here, following which the matter was reported at the North Avenue police station on Monday, a police officer said on Wednesday.

On the basis of the complaint, the police registered an FIR yesterday under sections 506 and 507 (criminal intimidation) of IPC and took up investigation, he said.

Bitta's personal secretary, who filed the complaint, told police that apart from Bitta, Vinod Bhardwaj, national general secretary of the front, and other members have also been threatened by in the letter.

Last month, BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Shahnawaz Hussain had received threat letters purportedly sent by the ISIS.

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