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9 calls in 2 hours: Mukesh Ambani, family get threat calls; 56-year-old arrested from Mumbai

Reliance Foundation Hospital has filed a complaint about receiving calls posing threat to Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and his family. More than three calls were received at the hospital. A case has been filed and probe is underway, informed Mumbai Police.

Reported By : Jay Prakash Singh Edited By : Shashwat Bhandari | New Delhi
Updated on: August 15, 2022 19:27 IST
Reliance Industries Ltd. Chairman Mukesh Ambani.
Image Source : PTI Reliance Industries Ltd. Chairman Mukesh Ambani.

Mukesh Ambani gets threat call: Industrialist Mukesh Ambani and family have received threat calls following which a case has been registered against an unknown person by Mumbai police. The Mumbai Police in the evening arrested the caller, Bishnu Vidu Bhowmik, age 56 and registered an FIR.

He had made 9 calls between 10:39 am and 12:04 pm from his personal phone on 8 different numbers. He is a resident of Borivali West, said Neelotpal DCP, Zone 2.

According to reports, a Reliance Foundation Hospital received three threat calls against Mukesh Ambani and his family.

Reliance Foundation Hospital has filed a complaint about receiving calls posing threat to Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and his family. More than three calls were received at the hospital. A case has been filed and probe is underway, informed Mumbai Police.

Reports say the calls were made to Reliance Foundation Hospital at around 10:30 am. DB Marg Police Station is investigating the matter.

"Today morning around 10:30 am, threat calls were received on the public number of Reliance Foundation Hospital under DB Marg police station from an anonymous number. The caller issued threat in name of Mukesh Ambani. FIR in this matter is being registered under relevant sections. The suspect has been detained from Dahisar area. Further investigation in this matter is being done," Neelotpal DCP, Zone 2 said.

The investigation is underway to ascertain whether the calls were made by a criminal or was a hoax. Sources say the caller could be a mentally challenged person. However, all possible angles are being probed.

This is the second time in barely 18 months that the Ambani family has been targeted -- earlier in February 2021 when an SUV with 20 gelatin sticks and a threat note -- was found abandoned near the family home Antilia.

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