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Former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair receives death threat, high-level probe ordered

PTI
Published Mar 30, 2019, 9:14 am IST
Updated Mar 30, 2019, 9:14 am IST
A case under the relevant section of the IPC had been registered and investigation was on.
When contacted, the space scientist pleaded ignorance about the letter, but said he was informed there was an intelligence report about the threat. (Photo: FileI)
 When contacted, the space scientist pleaded ignorance about the letter, but said he was informed there was an intelligence report about the threat. (Photo: FileI)

Thiruvananthapuram: Former ISRO chairman and BJP member G Madhavan Nair has received death threat and a high-level probe was on into it, police in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram said on Friday.

The threat to Mr Nair, who resides here, was made in an anonymous letter on Wednesday, police told PTI.

 

A case under the relevant section of the Indian Penal Code had been registered and investigation was on, they said.

When contacted, the space scientist pleaded ignorance about the letter, but said he was informed there was an intelligence report about the threat.

Mr Nair, who retired in 2009 as Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), joined the BJP in October last year.

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