Arvind Kejriwal's office gets call warning of a possible attack on CM; police investigation underway to identify caller

  • Arving Kejriwal got the call at his official residence.

  • According to the sources, the person did not identify himself but said he was calling from Vikaspuri, a locality in west Delhi.

  • A couple of weeks ago, Kejriwal's office received an email threatening to kidnap his daughter.

New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal's office at his official residence received a call Monday from a person informing him about the threat of a possible attack on the Delhi chief minister, official sources said.

According to the sources, the person did not identify himself but said he was calling from Vikaspuri, a locality in west Delhi.

The caller said he has heard that somebody is planning to attack the chief minister, the sources said.

 Arvind Kejriwals office gets call warning of a possible attack on CM; police investigation underway to identify caller

File image of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. PTI

As the caller ID of the phone was not working, the number from which the call was made could not be identified, they added.

Caller ID installed at the office's landline telephone has not been functional since May last year, the sources said, claiming that despite several reminders to the General Administration Department of the Delhi government, it has not been fixed.

A senior police official said they were informed about the call by the Personal Security Officer of the chief minister and efforts are underway to identify the caller.

A couple of weeks ago, Kejriwal's office received an email threatening to kidnap his daughter. Subsequently, the accused was arrested.

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Updated Date: Jan 21, 2019 16:34:18 IST