Mumbai: A person claiming to be an aide of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar referred to as up “Matoshri” and demanded to talk to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, officers mentioned right here on Sunday.
The caller, whose identification will not be clear, reportedly referred to as up at the least twice on the landlines of “Matoshri” – the CM’s non-public residence in Bandra east – on Saturday and mentioned he needed to talk to Thackeray, mentioned Transport Minister Anil Parab.
“We have immediately informed the Mumbai Police to do whatever is necessary in the matter. The police will verify the antecedents of the caller and take whatever measures necessary for the safety and security of the CM,” he advised media individuals this night.
Nevertheless, Parab categorically refuted studies in some sections that the caller allegedly issued threats to explode the CM’s residence, saying that there was no such factor.
Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh mentioned that the federal government has taken robust observe of the event and the CID has been directed to look into the matter which has come up on the eve of the Monsoon Session of Maharashtra Legislature beginning right here on Monday.
In the meantime, leaders of the ruling coalition – the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Celebration and the Congress – together with Eknath Shinde, Parab, Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan, in addition to Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar and others have reacted strongly to the incident and mentioned the federal government is not going to be cowed down by any such threats to the CM.
All leaders have expressed full assist to Thackeray whereas Pednekar mentioned Shiv Sainiks will likely be able to deploy their very own ring of safety round “Matoshri” if wanted.
Taking critical observe of the incident, the Mumbai Police have beefed up safety across the Thackeray house in addition to the Vidhan Bhavan complicated at Nariman Level as a precaution