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PM Modi's security to be tightened: MHA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The security of will be strengthened in the wake of reports of an assassination plot against him by the Maoists, the said today.

today held a high-level meeting in which Ajit Doval, and were present to review the prime minister's security in the wake of inputs about threat to the PM's life.

The directed that all necessary measures be taken in consultation with other agencies to suitably strengthen the security arrangements for the prime minister, statement said.

The is in receipt of a report from regarding certain communications amongst individuals having links to Maoists organisations containing references to targeting the prime minister, it said.

The police in Pune told a court on June 7 that they had seized a "letter" from the residence of one of the five people arrested for having alleged "links" with the banned CPI (Maoist).

The purported letter allegedly mentioned of a plan to "assassinate" in "another incident", the police had told the court.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 19:00 IST
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