Mumbai, February 4: The Satara police on Monday detained a man from Mumbai, who claimed to be Ajmal Kasab and threatened Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and other members from the ruling party in Maharashtra. Ajmal Kasab was the dreaded terrorist of 26/11 attacks that took place in Mumbai and was hanged in the year 2012. The man had posted pictures and messages on social media and warned of a terrorist attack along with "100 youth aatankwadi." Uttar Pradesh: Facebook Account Hacked, Gives Death Threat to PM Modi, to Take Revenge From Cousin Over Old Gilli-Danda Fight!
The man has been identified as Pankaj Kumbhar. He is a resident of Pune, informed police inspector VG Kumbhar of the Satara police crime branch. Delhi CM Receives Threat: Man Called to Say He Will Attack Arvind Kejriwal, Personal Security Officer Tells Police.
The Satara police crime branch cell noticed the messages on social media sites. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will address a rally on February 4, 2019 in Satara. Ahmedabad Airport Receives Bomb Threat Call, Turns Out to be Hoax.
The man wrote in his post that, "I am Ajmal Kasab Hindustan Mai vapis aya hu. Badla Lene ke liye mere phasi ka. 100 Youth Atankwadi ke sath. Mera target hai Maharashtra ke Loksabha Election ke liye li jane vali Rastriya Paksh ki Sabha. As per My survey.bhaut asan hai ish election sabha mai ek hi sath kam se kam 20,000 logo KO udhana..3 chota bomb hi kafi hai .admi sath .Chief Minister, baki mantri bhi khalash sirf ek minute main." (I am Ajmal Kasab who has come back to India to take revenge of my hanging. This time I have 100 terrorists with me who are here to kill members of the ruling party. I will blast off at least 20,000 people, who can be killed with just three bombs. It will hardly take a minute to kill the chief minister and other ministers). A Decade of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: What All Happened During Attacks and in Years to Follow.
The police detained the person responsible for the post from Agripada area in Mumbai. The officer in-charge was quoted saying by the Hindustan Times that the police will decide on the course of action once they reach Satara. The man will likely be in police custody for some time, said the police.