Ajay Misarm, special counsel for Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad probing the Malegaon blast case, on Saturday alleged he had received a threatening call.
The call was made from a landline number in Nashik to his mobile phone and the anonymous caller threatened him, ATS chief Hemant Karkare and investigating officers in the case, Misar told reporters in Nashik.
Misar said he has lodged a complaint with the Nashik police which is investigating the matter further.
In a separate incident, a group of activists of Hindu Rashtra Sena were detained by the police outside the Nashik court, hearing the Malegaon blast case, when they attempted to stage a demonstration there.
The activists were shouting slogans against the arrest of Dayanand Pandey and Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with Malegaon blast case.
The police said about 28 persons were detained for participating in the demonstration.