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BKU leader Rakesh Tikait receives 'death' threat; complaint filed

Farmers' leader Rakesh Tikait allegedly received a death threat from an unknown caller, who also hurled abuses at him, police said

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during their ongoing protest against new farm laws at Delhi-Ghazipur border, in Delhi on Sunday.

Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait (Photo: PTI)

Press Trust of India Muzaffarnagar (UP)
Farmers' leader Rakesh Tikait allegedly received a

death threat from an unknown caller, who also hurled abuses at him, police said on Monday.
Senior superintendent of police, Muzaffarnagar, Abhishek Yadav said that the police have launched an investigation based on a complaint filed by the Bhartiya Kisan Union ( BKU) leader's driver Perjval Tyagi at the Civil Lines police station.
Meanwhile a police team led by senior sub-inspector Rakesh Sharma visited Tikait's residence and spoke to him, the police said.

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 1:10 PM IST

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