Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir have allegedly received death threats from ‘ISIS Kashmir’ on Tuesday night in the form of emails. Gambhir was nominated as the Lok Sabha MP from east Delhi on a BJP ticket. He joined politics in 2019.
According to the DCP Central Shweta Chauhan, an analysis is underway and safety has been toughened outside Gambhir’s home in the Rajendra Nagar area in Delhi.
In a report by the Times of India, DCP Central Shweta Chauhan was quoted saying, “Gautam Gambhir has approached the Delhi Police, alleging he has received death threats from ‘ISIS Kashmir’. The investigation is underway. Security has been beefed up outside Gambhir’s residence.”
In a letter to DCP Chauhan, Gambhir’s PS, Gaurav Arora said, “We have received an email from ISIS Kashmir on the official email of MP (Gambhir) sir today at around 9.32 pm. The mail states death threats to MP sir and his family. I request you to kindly look into the matter and lodge an FIR. I also request you to make adequate security arrangements.”
The cyber cell of the Central District police is on a quest find out the source of the email, the police said.