Randeep Singh Surjewala
Randeep Singh Surjewala

On Friday, police arrested a Haryana man for making threat calls to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala.

According to a report by Hindustan Times, the accused was identified as Agrim. The cops have said that the accused lives near Surjewala's house in Kaithal. The leader had filed a complaint in Panchkula claiming that he received a threat call from a person who identified himself as a gangster from Uttar Pradesh.

Surjewala, the chief spokesperson of the Congress, in his police complaint said the caller threatened to eliminate him and his cousin Sudeep Surjewala. He filed the complaint with the Panchkula police on Thursday, hours after receiving the threat call, police said, adding that they have registered a case and are investigating the matter.

In his police complaint, Surjewala said he was present at his Panchkula residence when he received the call on Thursday morning. Surjewala, a former minister from Haryana who enjoys 'Y' category security cover, told the police that the caller claimed that he was a gangster from Uttar Pradesh.

He said in his complaint that he received another call from the same number and the caller extended the same threat again. Surjewala also mentioned in his complaint a threat he had received a few years back on behalf of another gangster.

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