Mumbai, May 23 -- The Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) arrested a 25-year-old man from Chunabhatti area in Mumbai on Saturday for allegedly sending a message on the Lucknow Police headquarters' Whatsapp number, in which he threatened to kill chief minister Yogi Adityanath of Uttar Pradesh (UP) in a bomb blast.

In his message, the accused, identified as Kamran Amin Khan, claimed that he was plotting the attack on the UP CM. The message was received by the social media cell of UP Police's integrated emergency response centre UP112 on Thursday night following which a first information report (FIR) was registered at Gomati Nagar police station under sections 505 (1)(b) (causing fear or alarm to the public to commit an offence against the...