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SP MLA Abu Azmi’s son Farhan receives death threats for ‘marrying Hindu woman’

Farhan Azmi claimed the caller told him he would suffer as he had married a Hindu woman.

mumbai Updated: Jul 27, 2017 10:10 IST
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Azmi has submitted a written application to the Mumbai police commissioner requesting an investigation.(File)

Hotelier Farhan Azmi approached the Mumbai police on Wednesday saying that he received death threats on the phone.Azmi is the son of Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA Abu Azmi.

According to Azmi, the caller said he was from the Hindu Sena. He allegedly told Farhan his family would be targeted and killed.

Azmi has submitted a written application to the Mumbai police commissioner requesting an investigation. Azmi in his application claimed that the caller told him that he would suffer as he had married a Hindu woman.

Police officers confirmed that Farhan had given them an application and also submitted the phone recordings of the threatening calls. The police said that they would now investigate the case.

“This is a serious matter and should be investigated as we are living under threat,” said Farhan.

First Published: Jul 27, 2017 10:06 IST