Mumbai, Nov 26: On Sunday, Nov 24, Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Hemant Karkare received an anonymous call that threatened to blow up his house within a couple of days, a top official confirmed on Wednesday, Nov 26. The caller, who spoke a few lines in Marathi on Nov 24 evening, cut the line after giving the threat, Rajendra Sonavane, Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP), informed.
The call was later traced to a Public booth in Sahkar Nagar area of the city, he added. Asked whether it was a 'hoax', Sonavane said police were taking all such threats seriously in the present scenario and the Mumbai ATS had been informed duly about the threat call.
However, the police control room, when contacted last night, had denied receiving any such threat to Karkare.