Anna Hazare facing death threat, security stepped up
The accused claims to be a resident of Edmonton,Alberta, Canada who in his post had said that time had come to kill Hazare and boasts that he would be the next Nathuram Godse soon.He had also said that besides Anna he also hates New Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal.
The accused also posted another threat next day that he will soon be arriving in India to kill Anna Hazare.
Maharashtra government has beefed up the security detail outside the anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare’s home and office in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district following a death threat made by a Canadian NRI on Facebook.
Accordingly, metal detectors have been installed outside his home and office while a further detail of four policemen have been added to the septuagenarian activist’s ‘Z-category’ security.
Hazare’s office has already lodged a complaint with the Mahatma Phule police station in Kalyan in Mumbai. They have also intimated the Maharashtra DGP of the threats that were posted on Facebook on February 24 and 25.