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CMO receives death threat; SP orders probe

CMO receives death threat; SP orders probe

<p>A Chief Medical Officer has received a letter containing a death threat, following which an inquiry has been ordered, police sources said on Friday.</p>

A Chief Medical Officer has received a letter containing a death threat, following which an inquiry has been ordered, police sources said on Friday.

CMO Dr Amarnath Tiwari told police on Thursday that he had received a letter in his office containing a death threat, police said.

"The matter is being probed after a complaint in this regard was received from the CMO," Superintendent of Police, Ravishankar Chhavi said. He said some months ago, Tiwari's car was attacked by a youth, who was later arrested.

The letter, which was sent from Deoria post office, might be his handiwork, Chhavi said.

first published:October 18, 2013, 13:24 IST