Mumbai, 14th October 2022: A nationalized bank received a threatening phone call claiming to be from Pakistan. Threats were made to kill the president of the bank and to blow up the bank’s office with bombs if the loan was not given. Sources have informed that the bank has lodged a complaint with the Marine Drive Police, and the police have registered a case under Section 506 (2) of the IPC. The investigation is going on by the State Anti-Terrorism Squad along with the police.
The assistant general manager of the security department of the bank lodged a complaint with the police on Thursday. The phone at the bank’s corporate centre at Marine Lines was called by an unknown person. A person named Zia Ul Ali called and said he was speaking from Pakistan. He threatened to kill the bank president if the loan was not paid within seven days. He also threatened to kidnap them and blow up the corporation.
After filing a case in this matter, when the police investigated, it turned out that a person named Zia Ul Ali did not apply for any loan. Therefore, the police are investigating this matter with the help of technology. The information about this has been given to the crime branch team and they are also conducting a parallel investigation into this matter. Apart from this, sources said that the State Anti-Terrorism Squad is also investigating the matter.