Bhagalpur, May 22 (UNI) Proscribed CPI (Maoist) today threatened BJP leader and leading industrialist Nishikant Dubey with dire consequences if he did not follow their diktat.
Mr Dubey said the Maoist had sent a letter threatening him and his family members if he did not comply with its instruction on stopping the the construction of a shopping complex in Bhagalpur.
''I will seek the security cover from the Bihar police in view of the threats on life of my family by the Maoists '', he informed.
In its letter, Maoist stated that Mr Dubey had already acquired huge properties in Bhagalpur district and was not required to build another business complex there.
Meanwhile, Deputy police superintendent of Kahalgaon Kumar Eklay said lawful action had been initiated after institution of an FIR in this connection.
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