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In call to Kejriwal's office, man talks of plot to attack Delhi CM

In call to Kejriwals office, man talks of plot to attack Delhi CM

New Delhi: Delhi Police is searching for the person who made phone call to Chief Minister's office informing about threat of a possible attack on the Delhi chief minister on Monday. Police currently questioning one person in this regard. 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 caller The caller said that a person named Bhola Bhola who is working in a tent house in Vikaspuri will attack CM. Personal Security Officer (PSO) of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal informed the police. Later police identified the Bhola who is being questioned now. "It was found that Bhola had some dispute in the past," police said.

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 is not functional since May last year, the sources said, claiming that despite several reminders to the General Administration Department (GAD) of Delhi government it has not been fixed.

According to police, they are identifying the person who made the call in the landline number of CM office. Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief tweeted that "Delhi Police has completely failed in even protecting CM of the state. No action is taken against any attacker which emboldens criminal elements. Random daily threats to CM and his family members must be a first in history of the country!" A couple of weeks ago, Kejriwal's office received an email threatening to kidnap his daughter. Subsequently, the accused was arrested. In 2018, a man threw chilli powder at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal outside his office in the Secretariat. Police arrested the accused identified as Anil Kumar Sharma.

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