16 Rajasthan ministers receive terror threat mails

Jaipur: 16 ministers in Rajasthan have received threatening messages on their official email IDs purportedly sent by terrorist group Indian Mujahideen prompting the police to further strengthen the security arrangements in the state.

Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi are among the Cabinet ministers and Ministers of State who received the emails on December 22.

“We are examining the credibility and authenticity of the email and its sender who gave threats in the message saying ‘You yourself understand what we will do’. We are investigating the matter and have collected inputs which are being shared with intelligence agencies,” DGP Omendra Bharadwaj said, adding, there is no specific target and also type of attack mentioned in the message which was sent on Monday purportedly by terrorist group Indian Mujahideen.

ADG-ATS Alok Tripathi said that language of the message was poor and no specific target was mentioned, while refusing to divulge details. (PTI)

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