Maha CM Shindes security beefed up after threat
October 02, 2022  18:06
Security of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has been beefed up following a specific input about a threat to his life, an official said on Sunday. 

The state intelligence department on Saturday evening received specific input about the threat to the life of CM Shinde, the official said. 

State intelligence commissioner Ashutosh Dumbre confirmed the threat. "After specific information, we have taken necessary action and have increased the security of the chief minister," Dumbre told PTI without elaborating. 

Additional security has been provided to the CM, who enjoys a Z Plus category security cover, he said. 

Security has also been stepped up at Shinde's private residence in Thane and the official residence 'Varsha' in Mumbai, he said. 

Shinde is scheduled to address his first Dussehra rally at MMRDA grounds in Mumbai on October 5. -- PTI
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