Mahesh Bhatt is receiving threats from an unknown caller who calls himself as a gang leader. Mahesh Bhatt got a call on 26th Feb night and asked for Rs 50 lakhs as the extortion money. The caller said that if he is not able to fulfill the demand he will kill his wife Soni Razdan and daughter Alia Bhatt.
At first Mahesh Bhatt thought it was a prank but later on he received a number of texts and whatsapp messages. The caller said:
If you fail to do so, I will fire several rounds of bullets in your daughter Alia and wife Soni.
According to a report by India Today, FIR was registered on late night of 1st Feb. The case is being transferred to the Mumbai Police’s Anti Extortion Cell.
Police officer said to India Today that:
A case is registered under section 387 (causing a person to fear death or grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion.)