ATS, Goa Police on high alert after IS threat letter

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Panaji (Goa), Jan. 19 (ANI): The Anti-Terrorist Squad and the Goa Police are on high alert after receiving letter from the ISIS, threatening to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

“Our Anti-Terrorist Squad and all wings of Goa Police are on high alert. We are assuring safety and security. Various coordination meeting are being conducted at various levels,” said Goa Inspector General of Police Sunil Garg.

“I would not like to disclose regarding the letter. As a precaution, we are maintaining full safety. We will be providing security in Goa,” he added.

Earlier today, The Goa Police received anonymous letter purportedly signed by ISIS threatening to kill Prime Minister Modi and Parrikar.

The police has circulated this letter to all the police stations in the state and handed over the case to the ATS.

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The state police are investigating the letter and are trying to find the source of it.

According to reports, the name of the ISIS was written at the bottom of the postcard and it has expressed anger over ban on cow slaughter in the country. (ANI)

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