Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police special squad on Sunday arrested a man from Gujarat for issuing death threat to BJD Rajya Sabha member Anubhav Mohanty.
The accused identified as Kalia Barik was arrested on the basis of the complaint of the parliamentarian, police said.
According to the sources, Kalia while staying in a rented house at Jhanjirmangala area in Cuttack had issued death threat to the parliamentarian on WhatsApp demanding Rs 10 lakh. Following which Ollywood actor-politician lodged a complaint with the police in this regard.
Based on the complaint, police started a probe and arrested the accused from Gujarat.
A case has been registered against the accused under relevant Sections of the IPC, police said.