Activist Shehla Rashid says, she got death threat from mafia don Ravi Poojary

Shehla Rashid

The Hush Post: Hours after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was attacked in Delhi on Monday 13th August, student activist Shehla Rashid filed a complaint against the Mafia Don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her.

On Monday evening, Shehla received a text message from an unknown number. She shared the screenshot of the text message in which Poojary said, “Just shut your mouth or we will shut your mouth forever. Tell Umar Khalid and Jignesh Mewani also. Mafia don Ravi Poojary.”

“FIR number 45/2018 u/s (under section) 506 RPC filed by J&K Police against Ravi Poojary on my complaint,” Rashid said on Twitter.

“Meanwhile, got this death threat from right-wing Hindutvawadi fundamentalist Ravi Poojary. He warns Umar Khalid, Jignesh Mevani and me to shut up! The threat by SMS #DigitalIndia,” she said.

JNU student Umar Khalid was attacked by an unidentified man outside Constitution Club of India in Delhi. Luckily he had a narrow escape. The suspect has been caught on CCTV and pistol recovered. As per the reports, the police has clues and the culprit will be arrested soon.

Student leader Khalid was at the venue to attend an event ‘Khauff Se Azaadi’, to put together by an organisation named ‘United Against Hate’. Soon after the Khalid was attacked, Shehla Rashid was shocked. “Shocking and highly condemnable. I spoke to Umar. He’s okay, but we should be very very worried about his safety,”,She tweeted.

This attack and life threats to JNU students leader ahead of Independence day trigger-out several questions.




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