The letters additionally warned that households can be killed if “maps and pen drives” belonging to the group weren’t returned.
Nevertheless, these households declare that they don’t have any details about the gadgets sought by IS. The police was knowledgeable, after which the matter was handed over to the Intelligence Bureau and different companies. Extra SP Sansar Singh stated an FIR can be lodged after the companies file a preliminary report.
“The households don’t know about any maps or pen drives, they usually have no of the navy or intelligence companies. They’re all marginal farmers,” the ASP stated.
Police stated investigations are on to search out out whether or not it was a hoax or a severe menace. A senior police officer, who didn’t want to be named, instructed TOI, “We’re probing all of the infamous components within the village. The letters are written by somebody who’s properly educated. There aren’t any CCTV cameras within the space and nobody has seen these letters stored outdoors the homes. We’re additionally taking the help of the Native Intelligence Unit (LIU). This could possibly be an try to disturb the peace within the village as all of the households belong to the identical faith.”
A member of the family stated, “We concern for our lives. We want speedy safety.” The inhabitants of Anwa village is round 1200. Heavy police drive has been deployed within the village and guards have been deployed outdoors the homes.