Bahujan Samaj Party MLA gets threat from underworld

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Umashankar Singh has claimed that he has received an email demanding Rs 1 crore ransom from the underworld. The mail, he said, has a photo of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim attached.

The BSP MLA has claimed that he has received the threat that if he fails to give the money, he will be killed. He added that along with an email, he has also got a message with the same demand.

He has filed a complaint in this regard in the Gomti Nagar police station. The police have lodged an FIR an investigation into the case has been initiated.

Earlier in May, over a dozen Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs had complained of getting threat calls from underworld demanding a ransom of Rs 10 lakh.