C Times, 19 August 2017, Agartala
Tripura Police has initiated prove to trace the person who issued a fatwa against Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Social media.
A Facebook post threatening Chief Minister Manik Sarkar of chopping off, the police have begun a probe into the entire episode.
A FIR has already been filed under different sections of the IPC against Riya Roy and others at West Agartala Police station, but there is no breakthrough in the investigation process.
According to the police official source, police have already lodged a FIR against Riya Roy and others for threatening the Chief Minister of chopping him off. But there has been no arrest of a breakthrough in the case yet.
Keeping in mind of the threat FB post, security has been beefed up for the Chief Minister, who is supposed to receive a “Z plus” category security. As per the guideline, the Chief Minister is supposed to get the bullet proof vehicle but he is using a normal vehicle.
One obscure Facebook account holder Riya Roy, certainly a fake name has made a grant but criminal proclamation in her account.
Riya’s Fatwa is that she will give a cash reward of Rs 5.5 lakh to anyone who will be able to chop off the head of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on absolutely unspecified crimes.
She has introduced herself as an activist of World Anti-Communist Council. Strange as it may sound, fake Riya Roy’s personal details are not available in the Facebook profile.
Superintendent of Police, West district Abhijit Saptarshi has issued an order asking the authority concern to provide extra security to the Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.