Shirdi temple officials get life threats

As per the officer, the letter states that Tambe, Jagtap and their kin would be killed using a bomb.

Published: 12th March 2017 12:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2017 12:16 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SHIRDI: A member of Shri Shirdi Sansthan Trust and in-charge of Saibaba temple administration received an anonymous letter threatening to kill them and their kin, police said today.

SSST member Sachin Tambe and in-charge of temple administration Rajendra Jagtap received the letter two days ago by post, an official of Shirdi police station said.

As per the officer, the letter states that Tambe, Jagtap and their kin would be killed using a bomb.

The anonymous letter also demanded Rs 20 lakh from the duo, he added.

Following a complaint, a case under section 507 (criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication) of IPC was registered, he said, adding a probe was on.

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