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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM Offices Receive Bomb Threat Emails

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In a shocking turn of events, the offices of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar received ominous bomb threat emails. The police have swiftly initiated a thorough investigation into this alarming situation.

The Threat

The menacing emails, sent to the highest echelons of Karnataka’s government, contained explicit threats of a planned explosion in Bengaluru. The sender, who identified themselves as Shahid Khan, demanded a staggering 2.5 million dollars to prevent the catastrophic event. The email ominously warned that the explosion could target crowded areas such as restaurants, temples, buses, or trains.

Swift Action

The City Crime Branch of the Bengaluru Police promptly registered a case in response to the threat. Security measures have been heightened, and authorities are working tirelessly to trace the origin of the emails and apprehend the perpetrator.

High-Profile Targets in Karnataka

The email specifically mentioned the following high-profile targets:

  1. Siddaramaiah: The Chief Minister of Karnataka.
  2. DK Shivakumar: The Deputy Chief Minister.
  3. Home Minister: Responsible for internal security.
  4. Bengaluru Police Commissioner: The city’s top law enforcement officer.

Urgent Measures in Karnataka

Officials are taking the threat seriously, and precautions are being implemented to safeguard public spaces and key government figures. The safety of citizens remains paramount, and the authorities are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to prevent any potential disaster.

Public Vigilance

The incident serves as a stark reminder of the need for vigilance and cooperation from the public. As investigations continue, the entire state holds its breath, hoping for a swift resolution to this unsettling situation. Authorities are urging the public to remain calm and vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the police immediately.

Sources:

  1. The Times of India
  2. Indian Express

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