Threat letter to Yogi dispatched from Gorakhpur

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 15:14

Gorakhpur (UP): The threatening letter sent
to BJP MP Yogi Adityanath and some others was dispatched from
Gorakhpur, a senior official in postal department said here on Tueday.

The letter was booked from Railway Mail Service booking
centre at Gorakhpur junction for Connaught place, New Delhi at
1643 hours on June 1, Senior Superintendent of Posts Alok Ojha
said.

A team of postal department along with district
administration and police were investigating the case.

Threat letters, allegedly from `Jaish-e-Mohammad` terror
outfit, were sent to Yogi Adityanath (MP, Gorakhpur), RMD
Agrawal (MLA, Gorakhpur), Archana Tomar (advocate, Lucknow),
Sureshwar Singh (MLA, Mahsi, Bahraich), Prakash Verma (Bajrang
Dal, Kanpur) and Divya Giri (spiritual leader, Lucknow),
following which security for Adityanath and the famous
Gorakhnath Temple had been tightened.

A person identifying himself as Mujahideen Siddiqui had
sent the letter threatening dire consequences if alleged
tirade against Muslim community is continued by them.

The copy of the letter had been handed over to police and
postal department and they are investigating the case.

Ojha said the letter was booked for post office Connaught
Place, New Delhi, from where it was delivered to the
recipients.

Further investigation is on.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 15:14

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