One person arrested for sending threat SMS to TharoorApril 14th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested one person for allegedly sending death threat through SMS to Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor.
The arrested person was identified as Nirmal Verma.
Police said the message was sent from Verma’s mobile.
The SMS asked Tharoor to apologize to Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi over the Kochi IPL team standoff.
The SMS sender claimed himself a member of notorious Chhota Shakeel gang.
In the morning, Tharoor has reportedly written to the Union Home Ministry about the death threat, following which his security has been tightened.
Tharoor is embroiled in a controversy after IPL commissioner Lalit Modi tweeted to reveal that Sunanda Pushkar, a close associate of Tharoor, had been gifted equity worth 70 crore in the new Kochi team which was sold for 1530 crore in March. (ANI)
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