Maha Speaker directs Govt to look into threats to MNS chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 19:24

Nagpur: Maharashtra Assembly Speaker
Dilip Walse-Patil on Wednesday directed the government to look into
the security aspects and threat perception of MNS chief Raj
Thackeray, who has received a threatening letter.

Raising the issue over point of propriety in the lower
house, MNS group leader Bala Nandgaonkar said a letter has
been received from an outfit claimed to be Sarvodaya
Organisation from Katihar in Bihar to Raj Thackeray
threatening to kill him by December 25.

Nandgaonkar said when they contacted the sender on his
mobile number, he confirmed it and said one of the five youths
will carry out the mission.

Demanding `Z-plus` security to Raj Thackeray, the MNS
leader demanded that Maharashtra Police should take a
cognizance of the letter and immediately dispatch police team
to Bihar to trace them.

Following which Speaker directed the government to
look into the threat perception.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 19:24

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