Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde receives threat call, complaint lodged with Bengaluru cops

Hegde's personal assistant has lodged a complaint at Sirsi New Market Police station.

Published: 23rd April 2018 09:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd April 2018 09:42 AM   |  A+A-

By ANI

BENGALURU: Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde has alleged of receiving a threat call in the wee hours of Sunday.

Hegde's personal assistant has lodged a complaint at Sirsi New Market Police station.

Police have registered a complaint under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 504 and 507 in this regard.

On April 18, Hegde's escort vehicle was hit by a truck in Karnataka's Haveri district.

Hegde was travelling near Halageri in Ranebennur taluk of Haveri district around 11:30 p.m. when the incident took place.

The Minister said, "A deliberate attempt on my life seems to have been executed just now. A truck on the national highway, near Halageri in Ranebennur taluk of Haveri district, tried to hit my vehicle. Since my vehicle was in top speed, it escaped the hit."

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