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Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra along with Kolkata Police arrested a 49-year-old man from Kolkata named Palash Bose for allegedly making threat calls to several politicians in the Maharashtra government.
The calls were allegedly made on the landline numbers of residences of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. Bose was brought to Mumbai and would be made to appear before a court soon.
Bose, who is a resident of Tollygunge in Kolkata, had allegedly used international SIM cards to make the threat calls to Raut and had threatened him of dire consequences through calls, text messages and video calls. The caller had claimed himself to be an aide of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
Reportedly, Bose previously had worked in Dubai for over15 years. Two mobile phones, one Indian SIM card and three international SIM cards were recovered from him.