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Threat Calls to Mukesh Ambani & Family at Reliance Hospital, Suspect Arrested

More than three such calls were reportedly made to the hospital.

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Edited By :Tejas Harad

Reliance Foundation Hospital on Monday, 15 August, filed a complaint stating that it had received calls threatening to kill Reliance Industries chairperson Mukesh Ambani and his family.

The suspect, identified as Vishnu Bhowmik who claimed to be Afzal while making the call, has been arrested, the police said.

The 56-year-old suspect, who is a resident of Dahisar, has been booked under Section 506(2) of the Indian Penal Code.

"The suspect had threatened Mukesh Ambani and abused him. He has been arrested under Section 506(2) for criminal intimidation and issuing threats," India Today quoted DCP Nilotpal as saying.
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The police further added that Bhowmik is a south Mumbai jeweller, who called a total of eight times on the landline number of the hospital in Girgaon area around 10:30 am, threatening to kill the billionaire industrialist and his family.

The suspect also mentioned Dhirbubhai Ambani's name in one of the threat calls, they added.

Further investigation is underway.

Earlier in the day, a preliminary enquiry had suggested that the caller was mentally unstable, as per the police.

(With inputs from PTI and India Today.)

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