Shehla Rashid files complaint against Poojary

New Delhi, August 14 (KMS): The day when some unidentified men attacked with firearm Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid near Parliament in New Delhi, human rights defender and former vice president of JNU students’ union Shehla Rashid Shora was received a death threat from Hindu extremist Ravi Poojay.

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

Shehla said Poojari had warned her, Khalid and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to remain shut up.

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

In a message to Shehla the screenshot of which the student activist put up on Twitter – Poojary said, “Just shut your mouth or we will shut your mouth forever. Tell Umar Khalid and Jignesh Mewani also. Mafia don Ravi Poojary”.

A gunshot rang out at Constitution Club in the high security area near Parliament in Delhi, yesterday, when an unidentified man targeted Khalid, who escaped unhurt.

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