Togadia gets death threat in Ahmedabad

The letter is believed to have warned Togadia of dire consequences if he continued with his "anti-Muslim" agenda.

india Updated: Jan 29, 2006 15:40 IST

VHP General Secretary Pravin Togadia received a death threat on Saturday, when a letter bearing the name of Osama bin Laden was sent to his office, sources in the local unit of VHP said.

"A letter with death threats, bearing the name of Osama Bin Laden, was sent in the name of Togadiyaji to the office. We have intimated police and they are investigating further", said aVHP office bearer.

He said that the letter warned Togadia of dire consequences if he continued with his "anti-Muslim" agenda.

"The VHP has informed us of such a death threat to their leader. The matter is being investigated thoroughly", a senior police official said.

Togadia has received death threats in the past as well and is under Z-plus security cover.

First Published: Jan 29, 2006 15:40 IST