Minister for Mines and Geology Vinay Kulkarni has been provided with Z security following a threat on his life, reported Kannada Prabha.
Following intelligence information that a rowdy has been given Supari to kill Minister Vinay Kulkarni, the police have provided Z security to Minister Vinay Kulkarni. Senior police officials have instructed the Hubballi-Dharawad Commissioner N Nagaraja to provide Z security.
The police have information that a rowdy hailing from Shivamogga but currently staying in Thailand has been given Supari to kill Vinay Kulkarni. The police are also investigating.
Vinay Kulkarni said he had earlier received 2 threat calls and has informed the police about it. He has one gunman and has not asked for more security. He feels someone intolerant of his political growth may have planned an attack. However he said he is not scared of death. Once born, one must die and he is ready to face anything, he said.