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Youth arrested for issuing death threat to Bihar CM

In a video which went viral on social media, accused Pramod threatened to blow up Nitish Kumar, along with his bodyguards.

india Updated: Jan 12, 2018 22:27 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Patna
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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in Patna.(HT File Photo)

A youth was arrested in Bihar on Friday after he allegedly issued a death threat to Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, police said here.

Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj told media persons that a police team arrested accused Pramod Kumar alias Poyama from Fatuha in Patna district.

According to police officials, a video went viral on social media on Friday in which Pramod threatened to blow up Nitish Kumar, along with his bodyguards.

“Soon after the video went viral, the police came into action and arrested the accused,” Maharaj said.

A team of police officials is interrogating the youth to know why he posted the video on social media.

According to unconfirmed reports, the arrested youth was angry with Nitish Kumar over the current sand crisis in the state which hit his business.

First Published: Jan 12, 2018 22:27 IST