New Delhi: Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Gautam Gambhir has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police, alleging that he and his family have received death threats from ISIS-Kashmir.
“We have received an Email from ISIS-Kashmir on the official ID of MP Gautam Gambhir on November 23 at 9.32 p.m.,” read the complaint filed by Gambhir’s PS.
The mail read: “We are going to kill you and your family.” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Shweta Chauhan said that an investigation into the matter is underway.
Security has been beefed up outside the residence of BJP MP Gautam Gambhir here after he received an alleged death threat from “ISIS Kashmir”, officials said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Shweta Chauhan said, “We have received the complaint and an enquiry into the matter is underway. We have enhanced security arrangements outside his (MP’s) house”.
However, no FIR has been registered in the matter yet as an enquiry is in process, police said.
Notably, the 40-year-old cricketer-turned-politician, a staunch nationalist, has been extremely vocal about the issue of terrorism in Kahmir.
Earlier in December 2019 as well, Gambhir had approached the Delhi Police alleging death threats to him and his family members from an international number. He had then also urged the police to lodge a case and ensure the safety and security of his family.