Activist complaints of receiving threat call to withdraw case against Eknath Khadse, FIR lodged

ANI | Updated: Sep 23, 2017 16:25 IST

Mumbai [India], Sep 23 (ANI): An FIR has been lodged by activist Anjali Damania on Saturday alleging that she received anonymous calls threatening her to withdraw cases against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Eknath Khadse.

The FIR has been registered in Vakola police station in this regard under Sections 506 and 507 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Taking to Twitter, Damania claimed that she received death threats calls from a Pakistan based landline number.

She also shared the screenshots of the caller's identity alleging that the Truecaller notification flashed the name of the caller as Dawood 2.

She informed about the threat call to the police and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

The Joint Commissioner of Police is investigating the matter.

Damania also appealed to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to take action in this regard.

Earlier in September, the Vakola Police had booked Khadse for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Damania in a speech at a public function.

Following which, the activist filed an FIR against the BJP leader. (ANI)