Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid received death threats, pistol, cartridges found in bus on the campus

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The JNU Students’ leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid have received death threats as police recovered pistol and several cartridges from a bus on the campus.

According to NDTV, the letter recovered from a bag containing arms and ammunition, talked about threat to Kanhaiya and Umar.

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Kanhaiya and Umar were arrested along with Anirban Bhattacharya on charges of sedition by Delhi Police in February this year after there were reports of alleged anti-national chanting on the campus.

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All three were later released on bail by Delhi High Court and a local court respectively.

In March this year, several posters saying “to shoot the traitors of JNU is a Rashtradharm (national duty). I shall shoot Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and Kanhaiya” had surfaced in Delhi.

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In March again, a youth BJP leader  BJP had announced a “reward” of Rs 5 lakh to anyone who cuts off Kumar’s tongue. Kuldeep Varshnay was then expelled by his organisation.

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