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AP BJP chief gets death threat on Facebook

PTI  Hyderabad, September 29, 2012
First Published: 18:21 IST(29/9/2012) | Last Updated: 19:11 IST(29/9/2012)

Andhra Pradesh BJP unit chief G Kishan Reddy on Saturday lodged a police complaint alleging that he received a death threat from a Pakistani national on a social networking site.


In a complaint registered at the Cyber Crime department, Reddy stated that he had received a threatening message on the Facebook, posted by one Ikram Shah, a Pakistani national, poliec said.

According to police, the youth had asked Reddy to desist from making statements against the Muslims who were staging protests against a conroversial film deemed offensive to Islam, or else he would be eliminated.

Requesting a thorough probe into the case, Reddy also urged the state government to find out whether Ikram had any local links.

The BJP leader also requested the state government to review his security.

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