Political activist held for threatening NCP MLA

Thane
16 Jul 2018

A 30-year-old activist of a political party has been arrested for allegedly issuing threats to an NCP MLA on a social networking site, the police said today. The accused, Mirza Rehan Azmi, allegedly posted an objectionable message yesterday on his Facebook page against Jitendra Awhad, the MLA from the Kalwa-Mumbra constituency in Thane district, and threatened to harm him, police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said. An office-bearer of the NCP women's wing filed a complaint with the Mumbra police against two persons in this connection, she said.