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UP Minister receives death threat on phone, FIR lodged

IANS  |  Allahabad 

Gopal Gupta Nandi on Friday alleged that he received a death threat on his mobile phone, after which police in lodged an FIR.

Nandi, the for Stamp and Registration, said he received the threat on Thursday from someone claiming to be speaking on behalf of former

He then asked his to file an FIR.

Details of the call and the phone number from which the call was made have been shared with the police, an told IANS.

Following the FIR, the police raided the house of a man who owns an automobile agency. The man, however, is on the run, an added.

of Police Aakash Kulhari said the matter was serious. He said the police were looking for a Rajat Kesharwani.

Nandi, who was earlier with the and was a in the between 2007-12, joined the BJP prior to the 2017 Assembly polls after a brief stint in the

He survived a murderous assault in 2015 when bombs were lobbed at him, leaving him critically wounded. His wife is the

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 15:08 IST
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