Police receive SMS threatening Karunanidhi's life

Chennai, Oct 15: Police today received an SMS threatening to kill Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in a bomb attack, a top police officer said.

"We have received an SMS at our traffic control room threatening the life of chief minister. We are investigating it," City Police Commissioner T Rajendran told reporters here at a media briefing.

When asked about the details of the message, he said the SMS stated that the chief minister would be killed in a bomb attack.

To a question on Karunanidhi and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa receiving threatening letters recently, he said that police was not taking the issue lightly.

"We are taking it seriously. We keep investigating all the threat cases. We will crack it very soon," he said.

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