Delhi police claim death
threats received by
Gambhir from ISIS Kashmir

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NEW DELHI: Two e-mails threatening to kill former Indian cricketer and Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir were sent from Pakistan, Delhi Police sources said on Thursday.
According to the sources, the account handler has been identified as Sahid Hamid. The BJP MP had said that he had received two death threats via e-mails within 24 hours from “ISIS Kashmir”. “We are going to kill you and your family,” read the first threat e-mail received from ‘ISIS Kashmir’.
The second threat mail read, “We intended to kill you, but you survived yesterday. If you love the life of your family, stay away from politics and the Kashmir issue.”
Following the threats, security has been beefed up outside Gambhir’s residence.
The senior officials of Delhi Police have also informed that Gambhir’s complaint was marked to the Cyber Cell of the Special Cell to know the source of the mail.
Further investigation is underway.

Gautam Gambhir

Earlier, former Indian cricketer and Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir has allegedly received a second death threat mail from ‘ISIS Kashmir’.

Delhi Police said that they have received a complaint and an investigation was being done.

The second threat mail said, “We intended to kill you, but you survived yesterday. If you love the life of your family, stay away from politics and Kashmir issue.”

A video containing footage from outside his residence is also attached with the second threat e-mail.

Gautam Gambhir with his family at the Kotla on Sunday.

Gambhir informed the police about the second threat mail which was received after security was tightened outside his home.

DCP Central, Shweta Chauhan had told ANI earlier that Gautam Gambhir has submitted a written complaint about the death threat received by him.  “He has received the threat on his official email id. The security has been increased outside his residence,” she said.

“We are going to kill you and your family,” read the threat email received from ‘ISIS Kashmir’.

The senior officials of Delhi Police said that the complaint has been marked to the Cyber Cell of the Special Cell to know the source of the mail.  Further investigation is being carried out. (ANI)