After Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid receives death threat

NEW DELHI: After Dalit leader and Independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mevani alleged to have received death threat, JNU student leader Umar Khalid has filed a police complaint alleging he has received death threats from gangster Ravi Pujari.

Khalid, on Friday approached the Delhi police with a complaint over the threats and has asked for police protection.

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Later, Khalid took to his twitter and wrote, “Filed a complaint with @DelhiPolice regarding Ravi Pujari’s death threat to Jignesh and me. He said that I am on his HIT LIST! I have asked for police protection, given the fact that this is the same person who had previously also issued similar threats of killing me in Feb 2016 (sic),” he said.

Yesterday, Mr Mevani took to Twitter after learning about the threat, giving out details such as the number from which Mr Parmar received the threat call.