The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court Monday issued a notice to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav in connection with reportedly issuing threats to IPS officer Amitabh Thakur about four years ago.
It also fixed May 4 for next hearing on the matter.
A bench of Justice Shashikant passed the order on a petition moved by Thakur.
Yadav has been accused of threatening the senior police official over phone on July 10, 2015. The police investigated the case and gave the SP patriarch a clean chit.
Thakur, however, opposed the final report in the court.
The IPS officer challenged the CJM order, pleading that the matter should be registered as a police case as he argued that all the evidence was pointing towards a prima facie case against the Samajwadi Party (SP) leader.
An FIR was registered on July 11, 2015 following a complaint by Thakur that Yadav threatened him over phone and released the audio of the phone call.
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