Mumbai: Samajwadi Party’s Maharashtra State President and legislator Abu Azmi on Saturday got a threatening call from an unknown person. According to the reports the call was made on Mr Azmi’s office’s landline in the evening at around 8.00 pm.

The phone was picked up by Azmi’s, PA Kamal Hussain. The unknown caller asked about Azmi whereabouts to which the PA said he is not available. The unknown caller said, “Azmi Kaha hai usko thok dunga” ( Where is Abu Azmi, ‘Tell him, I will bump him off).

After receiving the call, Abu Azmi’s PA immediately approached the Colaba police station and lodged a complaint. The police has recorded the statement of the staffer and is trying to ascertain his identity. The police is also probing if there is an underworld angle to the threat call.

Police after investigation came to know that the threatening call originated from the Latur district. Currently Abu Azmi is touring Marathwada region of the state.