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BJP MP Gautam Gambhir gets death threats from ‘ISIS Kashmir’, approaches Delhi Police

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from East Delhi Constituency and former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir has approached the Delhi Police, alleging that he has received death threats from ‘ISIS Kashmir’, according to Delhi police.

DCP, central, Shweta Chauhan told ANI that the BJP MP from East Delhi Constituency, Gautam Gambhir, has approached the Delhi Police, alleging that he has received death threats from ‘ISIS Kashmir’.

“The investigation is underway. Security has been beefed up outside Gambhir’s residence,” DCP Shweta Chauhan added.

“We have received an Email from ISIS-Kashmir on the official ID of MP Gautam Gambhir on November 23 at 9.32 p.m.,” read the complaint filed by Gambhir`s PS.

The mail, accessed by IANS, read: “We are going to kill you and your family.” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Shweta Chauhan said that an investigation into the matter is underway and the security arrangement outside the Delhi MP`s residence has been tightened.

A staunch nationalist, the 40-year-old cricketer-turned-politician has been extremely vocal about the issue of terrorism in Kahmir.

Earlier in December 2019 as well, Gambhir had approached the Delhi Police alleging death threats to him and his family members from an international number. He had then also urged the police to lodge a case and ensure the safety and security of his family.