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UP: Man held for issuing death threat to Bageshwar Dham's Dhirendra Shastri

The arrest was made after a member of a local Hindu group lodged an FIR regarding the social media post at Hafizganj police station earlier in the day.

Edited By: Hritika Mitra @MitraHritika Lucknow Published on: September 03, 2023 23:48 IST
UP: Man held for issuing death threat to Bageshwar Dham's
Image Source : FILE UP: Man held for issuing death threat to Bageshwar Dham's Dhirendra Shastri

Police on Sunday arrested a man for allegedly threatening to kill self-styled godman Dhirendra Krishna Shastri of Bagheshwar Dham, an official said.

Superintendent of police (rural) Raj Kumar Agarwal said, "We have arrested one Anas Ansari for issuing a death threat to Dhirendra Shastri in a post on the social media platform Instagram."

The arrest was made after a member of a local Hindu group lodged an FIR regarding the social media post at Hafizganj police station earlier in the day.

(With inputs from PTI)

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