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Gautam Gambhir receives 2nd death threat from 'ISIS Kashmir'; security beefed up outside BJP MP's residence

05:34 PM Nov 24, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday has approached the Delhi Police alleging that he has received death threats from 'ISIS Kashmir'.

Following the alleged theart, security has been beefed up outside the residence of the BJP minister, however, no FIR has yest been registered in the matter but an inquiry has been set up.

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"The investigation is underway. Security has been beefed up outside Gambhir's residence," DCP Shweta Chauhan added.

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DCP, central, Shweta Chauhan told ANI that the BJP MP from East Delhi Constituency, Gautam Gambhir, has approached the Delhi Police, alleging that he has received death threats from 'ISIS Kashmir'.

The mail, accessed by IANS, read: "We are going to kill you and your family."

"We have received an Email from ISIS-Kashmir on the official ID of MP Gautam Gambhir on November 23 at 9.32 p.m.," read the complaint filed by Gambhir's PS.

After receiving the complaint, the cyber-cell of Central district police started their investigation and are trying to find out the source of the email, police said.

"Gautam Gambhir has received death threats from 'ISIS Kashmir' through e-mail. Security has been beefed up outside Gambhir's residence," Shweta Chauhan, DCP - Central District, told news agency ANI. Further investigation is underway.

Earlier in December 2019 as well, Gambhir had approached the Delhi Police alleging death threats to him and his family members from an international number. He had then also urged the police to lodge a case and ensure the safety and security of his family.

(with agency inputs)

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