Vijayapura: JDS MLA claims threat to life; seeks police protection


Team Udayavani, Nov 20, 2020, 9:33 AM IST

Vijayapura: I have raised my voice against illegal sand mafia, drug trafficking and illegal activity near river Bhima in the constituency I represent. Due to which, I have received several threat calls from people. If anything happens to me or my family members, Police officials are to blame, said,  JDS MLA, Devanand Chavana

Speaking to the reporters, he said, ” The law and order situation in the Bhima river area has deteriorated. In the area, there are many illegal activities taking place including illegal sand mining, drug trafficking and consumption. All this is done with the support of police officials. I have publicly raised my voice against this and now my life is in threat”

He further said that earlier miscreants tried to steal a sandalwood tree from his garden and when questioned they threatened to kill him.

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