Delhi Police has alerted cops in Punjab about death threats to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The Delhi chief minister had arrived in Punjab on Thursday evening for a five day tour.
“We received complaint from the CM’s office. The complaint has been registered,” Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central, Parmaditya told news agency IANS.
On being asked further about the complaint, he said: “We cannot comment due to security reasons.”
According to the complaint, a mail was received on the chief minister’s official e-mail address, firstname.lastname@example.org, on 15 February.
The complaint said that the e-mail described the content “self-explanatory” and contained a “death threat” to the chief minister.
Delhi Police on Friday carried out a full security review of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal after his office received a threatening e-mail.
Kejriwal, who arrived in Punjab on Thursday, is on a five-day political visit to the state ahead of the February 2017 assembly polls.
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