Anna Hazare gets threat letter, asked to dissociate himself from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Gandhian social activist Anna Hazare

Mumbai, Aug 21: Gandhian social activist Anna Hazare has received a threat letter, after which a police complaint was lodged on Thursday.

A case was registered under IPC section 506 (criminal intimidation) at Parner police station in Ahmednagar district, a police official from Parner had said.

The official said “The letter was dated August 7 and is mostly written in English.”

Hazare’s aide Datta Awari reportedly said: “The letter mentions name of one Mahadeo Panchal from Latur district and was posted from Osmanabad.”

Ten days ago, Hazare had received another threat letter which stated that he would be “bumped off” if he does not dissociate himself from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

The letter also the warned social activist that he will meet the fate of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, who was killed in Pune two years back.

The letter also asked him to stay put in his native Ralegan Siddhi village, police said.

(With Agency Inputs)

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