‘I don't pay attention to it’, says CM Eknath Shinde on death threats to him; security beefed up
The security of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has been beefed up following specific inputs about a threat to his life.
Reacting to death threat inputs, CM Shinde said, "I don't pay attention to it. Our home department and home minister Devendra Fadanavis are capable and we trust them. I won't be scared of such threats, nobody can stop me from working for the public. I will continue to work for them.”
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday instructed police officials to tighten up Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's security in wake of repeated threats to the latter, said sources.
Fadnavis also asked the Director General of Police (DGP), Mumbai Commissioners of Police (CP) and Intelligence Commissioner to put a high-level team to find out the culprit.
"Maharashtra Deputy CM gave instructions to tighten up CM Eknath Shinde's security and asked DGP, CP Mumbai & commissioner intelligence to put a high-level team to find out the culprit in wake of repeated threats to CM," informed Maharashtra Home Department sources.
(With ANI inputs)