French Consulate receives threat letter ahead of Francois Hollande's visit to India
France President François Hollande will be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade of January 26.
Bengaluru: The French Consulate here has received a threat letter against President Francois Hollande's visit to India.
The three-line letter in "broken English" threatening against Hollande's visit was received on January 11 by Office of the Consulate General of France, a senior police official said but did not specify the nature of threat.
The letter said Hollande, who is the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi on January 26, should not visit India.
"Subsequently a case was registered on January 14. Upon investigation it was found that the letter was from Chennai, but it was non-existent address," Additional Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City (West), KSR Charan Reddy told PTI here.