Union Minister Gadkari receives death threat

Nitin Gadkari

On Monday evening, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari received a death threat via phone call at his Delhi residence.

The minister’s office notified the Delhi Police, and the matter is being investigated. The Delhi Police, on the other hand, stated that the information about the death threat call received at Nitin Gadkari’s residence was provided to the police by the minister’s staff.

According to police sources, details are being verified and an investigation is underway. Gadkari has received death threats in his office for the second time this year.

Earlier in January, his Maharashtra residence and office received such calls, and Nagpur police said the caller was identified as a man imprisoned in Belagavi, Karnataka.

At the time, Nagpur police commissioner Amitesh Kumar revealed that “Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was being threatened from jail. The caller is a notorious gangster and murder accused Jayesh Kantha, who is imprisoned in Belagavi jail. He threatened Gadkari’s office by using the phone illegally inside the jail.”