Gorakhpur Mayor receives life threat from Tihar Jail inmate

Shobhit Kalra
Published on: 23 Aug 2016 4:35 PM GMT
Gorakhpur Mayor receives life threat from Tihar Jail inmate
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Gorakhpur: Mayor of Gorakhpur Dr. Satya Pandey on Tuesday received life threat from a Tihar Jail inmate Toni Ojha through a postal letter.

The letter she received had recipient's address as 1, High Risk Ward, Tihar, Delhi (110064).

What was in the letter?

How are you Mayor Sahiba (Mam)?

You did nothing for the city and hence you must resign from the position you hold. People in the city now want to see my younger brother Manoj Ojha as the Mayor of Gorakhpur.

You have August 26, the deadline to serve your resignation or else, I will kill you by August 31.

- Toni Ojha (Gorakhpur Ariya), Tihar Jail.

Not afraid of such threats:

  • Satya Pandey said that she is people's servant and she is not afraid of such threats
  • I will continue my work for the people of Gorakhpur
  • I have received such threats several times in the past
  • Police and the District Magistrate have been informed about the letter

Mayor Mayor

What the SSP said?

  • SSP Ramlal Verma said that police has got a copy of the letter
  • Police has started its investigation
  • Tihar authorities also have been contacted to enquire about the letter

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Who is Toni Ojha?

  • Toini Ojha is behind the bars in Tihar Jail since years
  • He is facing jail term for murdering a police constable
  • Newstrack tried to contact his brother and politician Manoj Ojha but he was out of reach

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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