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JNU student activist Shehla Rashid gets life threat from mafia don Ravi Poojary, hours after Umar Khalid attack in Delhi

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 August 2018, 10:04 IST

JNU Student activist Shehla Rashid Shora got a life threat on Monday from Mafia Don Ravi Poojary, hours after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was attacked in Delhi's high-security area, near Constitution Club of India. Sehla has filed a complaint against the mafia don in Srinagar for allegedly threatening her.

"FIR number 45/2018 u/s (under section) 506 RPC filed by J&K Police against Ravi Poojary on my complaint," Rashid said on Twitter.
According to Shehla Rashid, Ravi Poojary had warned her, Umar Khalid and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to shut up.

"Meanwhile, got this death threat from right-wing Hindutvawadi fundamentalist Ravi Poojary. He warns Umar Khalid, Jignesh Mevani and me to shut up! The threat by SMS #DigitalIndia," she said.

Shehla Rashid receives a text message on Monday evening from an unknown number. She shared the screenshot of the text message in which Poojary said, "Just shut your mouth or we will shut your mouth forever. Tell Umar Khalid and Jignesh Mewani also. Mafia don Ravi Poojary".

JNU student Umar Khalid attacked by an unidentified man outside Constitution Club of India in Delhi, near a tea stall. Luckily he had a narrow escape. The miscreant is on run, pistol recovered.

The popular JNU student leader Khalid was at the venue to attend an event 'Khauff Se Azaadi', to put together by an organisation named 'United Against Hate'. Soon after the Khalid was attacked, Shehla Rashid was shocked. "Shocking and highly condemnable. I spoke to Umar. He's okay, but we should be very very worried about his safety," she tweeted.

This attack and life threats to JNU students leader ahead of Independence day trigger-out several questions.

 

Also read: Attack on Umar Khalid: Man who shot JNU student leader captured on CCTV; see pics

First published: 14 August 2018, 10:03 IST
 
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