Polls: Mandya DC gets death threat, files police plaint

Deputy Commissioner N Manjushri, who is also the election officer, has lodged a complaint at Mandya West police station about receiving a threat call from an unidentified person on her mobile phone, here on Thursday.

Deputy Commissioner N Manjushri, who is also the election officer, has lodged a complaint at Mandya West police station about receiving a threat call from an unidentified person on her mobile phone, here on Thursday.

According to the complaint, she received an anonymous call from the phone number 90086 65774 on April 17 at 2 pm when she was busy on election duty.

The anonymous caller threatened her of dire consequences if she failed to take action against a particular
electoral staffer. He had also used abusive words against her, she has said in the complaint.

Speaking to DH, she said, “The unidentified person had first spoken about the Nagamangala constituency. I was trying to explain when he lost temper used foul language and threatened to murder me”.

However, Manjushri explained that she could not lodge a complaint earlier as she was busy with election duty.

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