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Death Threat to Tripura CM Manik Sarkar

An unidentified person has given a death threat to Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, police said on Friday. The threat appeared in a Facebook post by one Riya Roy on behalf of the 'World Anti-Communist Council' which said anybody who kills Sarkar would be awarded Rs 5 Lakh. Police has suo motu registered a case, saying the post was suspected to have used a fake name.

A FIR in connection with the post was lodged by one Subrata Chakrabarty, who received the post from Roy. Chakraborty, a resident of Bardowali in Tripiura, suspects the post is the handiwork of a gang of criminals. 

The post reads:


Asked if Sarkar’s security would be enhanced, he said the chief minister already has Z Plus category security and in case it had to be enhanced would be decided by the committees which look into the security aspects of VIPs.