Kolkata man uses Dawood's name to threaten Maharashtra CM and others, arrested
Maharashtra Police arrested a West Bengal man for issuing a threat to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and other leaders. Police seized mobile phones and sim cards from the accused and booked him.
49-year-old Palash Bose from Kolkata was arrested by the Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra on Saturday for allegedly threatening the Maharashtra CM, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, home minister Anil Deshmukh and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut.
The man used underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's name while carrying out his act.
Police then took the matter seriously after party leader Sanjay Raut complained, following which deputed officers were prompted to crack the case.
ATS officials tracked the call to Kolkata and left for the city. On Saturday, along with Kolkata Police, ATS officials managed to track the accused and arrest him.
During the probe, the accused confessed and said he used international Sim cards to make threat calls.
As per reports, the accused is a science graduate and was working in Dubai for quite some time.
The accused will be produced before court and custody will be sought to obtain additional information.