Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath receives threat letter

Last Updated: Sunday, June 6, 2010 - 17:37

Gorakhpur: Firebrand BJP MP Yogi
Adityanath and some others have received a "threatening
letter" allegedly from `Jaish-e-Mohammad` terror outfit,
police said today.

The letter, addressed to the Director General of Police,
was received on Friday and was sent through speed post by one
Mujahideen Siddiqui, who identified himself as an active
member of `Jaish-e-Mohammad`, they said.

Though police traced the address on the envelope, it was
found to be fake, they said, adding further investigation is
on.

"Security for Yogi Adityanath and the famous Gorakhnath
Temple here has been tightened following the threat," Deputy
Inspector General (DIG) Aseem Arun said.

Similar threatening letters were also received by local
BJP MP Radha Mohan Das Agrawal, Archana Tomar (advocate,
Lucknow), Sureshwar Singh (MLA, Mahsi, Bahraich), Prakash
Verma (Bajrang Dal, Kanpur) and Divya Giri (Lucknow), sources
said.

Meanwhile, Adityanath said he would not bow down to such
threats and would continue to work for "national integration".

PTI



First Published: Sunday, June 6, 2010 - 17:37
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