Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik received an anonymous letter citing a threat to the CM and a conspiracy been planned to eliminate him. The anonymous letter was written in English and was addressed to the Biju Janata Dal chief’s official residence.
Soon after the letter the Odisha police launched a probe into the matter and tighten the security at CM Patnaik’s residence along with the state secretariat which will be evaluated and will get more tight security. As per the reports, the anonymous letter claimed that the contract killers are armed with sophisticated weapons that could attack him anytime. The letter further stated that the contract killers are professional criminals and are equipped with the latest weapons like AK-47 and semi-automatic pistols. Even the criminals are following the CM and can strike anytime.
The letter also claims that the one who wrote the letter is the mastermind of the alleged conspiracy to terminate CM Naveen Patnaik and lives in Nagpur.
Dr. Santosh Bala, Odisha Special Secretary, Home has directed the state’s DGP, DG (Intelligence), and the Bhubaneswar Police Commissioner to look into the matter and find out the person behind this as soon as possible. The department has also tightened the security arrangement for the CM and the Odisha Police will take appropriate action.
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