New Delhi. A case of threatening to kill six judges of the Karnataka High Court has come to the fore. In the call made from Pakistan, a demand has been made to give an amount of Rs 50 lakh. Failure to do so has been threatened with consequences. Bangalore Police has started investigation by registering a case against unknown people. On the complaint of K Muralidhar, Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the High Court, Bangalore Police has registered an FIR, in which it has been told that on July 12 at 7 pm, threats were made through calls and WhatsApp messages from an international number.
PRO Muralidhar said in the complaint that messages were sent in Urdu, Hindi and English, threatening to kill him and six other judges of the Karnataka High Court, Justices Mohammad Nawaz, HT Narendra Prasad, Ashok Nijgannavar, HP Sandesh, K Natarajan and Veerappa.
The threatening person has also given a bank account number of ‘ABL Allied Bank Limited’ of Pakistan. The judges have been asked to deposit an amount of Rs 50 lakh in this account. In case of non-payment of money, a gang of Dubai has threatened to kill him. Some mobile numbers were also shared. It was claimed that he has his own shooter in India.
Police intensified investigation
Based on the complaint, a case has been registered at the Central CEN Crime Police Station in Bengaluru under various sections of the IPC and the IT Act. The Bangalore Police is verifying the given phone numbers. Apart from this, it is also trying to find out about the bank account of Pakistan, in which the ransom amount has been asked to be deposited. For the investigation of such cases, the help of central agencies and the central government will also be taken.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 25, 2023, 07:08 IST