Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain allegedly received threat calls from an unidentified person on Saturday night. The caller, who telephoned him from a Dubai number, warned Hussain against defending Prime Minister Narendra Modi on television channels.
Police said Hussain registered a complaint with Parliament Street police station early on Sunday morning. According to BJP sources, Hussain received two phone calls while he was on his way to his residence from the airport late on Saturday night. He was returning from a trip to Patna.
The caller verbally abused Hussain for his support of the Modi government in TV shows. The caller allegedly warned that if Hussain did not leave the party, he would have to face the consequences.”
“You are talking too much. If you do not stop, you will not live long enough to speak any more,” the caller said, according to a source. The caller, reportedly, also used expletives for the Prime Minister.
“A case has been filed in Parliament police station and we are trying to trace the call,” police said.