Lucknow, May 23: An FIR has been registered against a man here for allegedly threatening to kill Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and media coordinator of Uttar Pradesh Congress committee Lallan Kumar. Death Threats to Rahul Gandhi, Kamal Nath: Man Held Under NSA in Madhya Pradesh for Sending Threatening Letter to Congress Leaders.

The case was registered under IPC sections 504 (insult), 506 (threat), and under the relevant sections of the SC/ST Act at Chinhat police station in Lucknow. As per the FIR, Lallan Kumar got a threat call from a man who identified himself as Manoj Kumar Rai of Gorakhpur. Death Threat To PM Narendra Modi: Audio Clip Claiming 'D Company' Men Out To Kill Prime Minister Received on Mumbai Traffic Police's WhatsApp Number.

"The man threatened to kill me. He also hurled casteist abuses and said he will kill or shoot us Dalits. He also threatened to kill Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The man has given threat calls even before," Lallan Kumar alleged in the FIR. Further probe into the matter is underway, the police said.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 23, 2023 09:47 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website