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.
Last nght at 12.33,I recd a threatening call asking me to withdraw all cases against Khadse +922135871719 Truecaller shows Dawood 2 Pakistan pic.twitter.com/9GUqR2VVNt— Mrs Anjali Damania (@anjali_damania) September 23, 2017
She informed about the threat call to the police and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Informed CM on threat call frm a landline number of Pakistan,asking me to withdraw all cases against Eknath Khadse.Jt CP Crime investigating pic.twitter.com/Gsws5rO8WK— Mrs Anjali Damania (@anjali_damania) September 23, 2017
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)