A day after RSS offices in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow and Unnao received threatening messages on WhatsApp, Madiyon Police registered an FIR based on the complaint by an RSS Swayamsevak, Professor Neel Kanth Tiwari in Lucknow.
Lucknow Police released a statement saying, “An FIR was registered at Madiyaon PS in connection with a bomb threat to the RSS offices in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow & Unnao. A WhatsApp message threatening that RSS offices will be blown up was sent at 8 pm yesterday. With Cyber Cell’s help, the number that sent the message will be traced.”
Lucknow and Unnao RSS offices, on Monday (June 6) at 8 pm, received threatening messages about blowing up the offices with a bomb. The messages were sent through a link on WhatsApp. The messages were sent in three languages (Hindi, English and Kannada) and international numbers were used to send the messages.
Heavy security has been deployed in the RSS offices in Uttar Pradesh amid the threatening messages.
Rahul, an RSS swayamsevak who spoke with Republic TV, said, “The RSS office located in sector Q of Aliganj in Lucknow was threatened. On the complaint of Professor Neelkanth, who works at the Uttar Pradesh’s RSS office in Lucknow, a case was registered on Monday. The messages, from international numbers, were sent to Sangh swayamsevak Neelkanth Tiwari in three languages, mainly Hindi, English, and Kannada. Police officials are investigating further to nab the culprit.”