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Student Activist Shehla Rashid Threatened by Mafia Don, Told to Shut Up

Earlier in the day, a gunshot rang out at Constitution Club in the high security area near Parliament in Delhi on Monday when an unidentified man targeted Khalid, who escaped unhurt, witnesses said.

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Updated:August 14, 2018, 7:46 AM IST
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Student Activist Shehla Rashid Threatened by Mafia Don, Told to Shut Up
Student activist Shehla Rashid Shora. (Photo from @Shehla_Rashid)

Srinagar: Student activist Shehla Rashid Shora on Monday filed a case against mafia don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her - on a day when JNU student leader Umar Khalid was attacked in Delhi.

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

She said Poojari had warned her, Khalid and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to 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 Shora, 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 on Monday when an unidentified man targeted Khalid, who escaped unhurt, witnesses said.

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| Edited by: Padmaja Venkataraman
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