Lucknow, April 16 -- The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Monday sought reply from Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and the state government within two weeks, on a petition filed by an IPS officer Amitabh Thakur in an alleged threat case. The court issued notice to respondent Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Thakur has filed a petition challenging the order passed by CJM Lucknow to treat the case registered by him regarding alleged threat given by ex - chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on his mobile phone on July 10, 2015, as a complaint case.

Justice Shashi Kant passed the order on the petition, after hearing counsels for the petitioner and the state. The petitioner's counsel submitted that the chief judicial magistrate, Lu...