Former MLA arrested for threatening to blow up Parliament
Bhopal. The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday arrested former Samajwadi Party MLA Kishor Samritee for threatening to blow up Parliament. Former MLA has been arrested from Bhopal. Police officials in Delhi said Samrite had allegedly sent a packet with a threatening letter to the authorities on Saturday. Officials said the former MLA threatened to blow up Parliament on September 30 if their demands were not met.
Bhopal Additional Commissioner of Police Sachin Atulkar told that Delhi Police arrested Samritee from Bhopal. Delhi Police has informed Madhya Pradesh Police that they have taken the former MLA on transit remand after arresting him and producing him in court. Police said Samrite was arrested from her house on Kolar Road in Bhopal. Samrite had threatened to blow up the Parliament House by sending a gelatin rod used for explosion along with a threatening letter in a bag to the Secretary General of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Samrite has been an MLA from the Lanji assembly of Balaghat. He has also been accused of colluding with Naxalites. A week ago, a bag was found by a security guard in the Parliament House, containing the national flag, a copy of the Constitution, a gelatin rod and a letter. It was written in this letter – If our 70 point demands are not met, we will blow up Central Vista with a bomb. For this, the time line of 30 September was also fixed. After this, other agencies including Delhi Crime Branch, Intelligence Bureau were alerted.