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Former Union minister says got threat calls,probe on

Former Union minister Arif Mohammed Khan has lodged a complaint with the Haus Khaz police station about reportedly receiving threat calls. Police officials said a preliminary investigation is on.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi |
January 27, 2010 11:32:38 pm

Former Union minister Arif Mohammed Khan has lodged a complaint with the Haus Khaz police station about reportedly receiving threat calls. Police officials said a preliminary investigation is on.

The police said the former Union minister,in his complaint,informed the police that he received several phone calls from a single number,in which the caller hurled abuses at him and issued threats on his life.

Khan,when contacted,told Newsline,“I was on my way to Zakir Nagar to attend a dinner discussion. On the way,at 9.26 pm,I received the first call. The caller asked me if I was Arif Mohammed Khan. When I replied in the affirmative,he hurled a volley of abuses at me. He also threatened me,saying I would not see the light of the day.”

Khan reportedly disconnected the call,after which he got another call from the same number. When Khan cancelled this call as well,he reportedly got five more missed calls from the same number.

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On Tuesday morning,he put in a complaint at the Haus Khaz police station. A senior police official said. “We have received the compliant. We tried to call at the number. It has been found to be switched off. We will register a case as and when the preliminary inquiry is concluded. Further investigations are on.”

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