India Elections : BJP candidate receives death threats

Nalin Kumar Kateel, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency was provided with an armed bodyguard by the police after he received a spate of threatening calls on Monday and Tuesday.
The calls were taken by party MLC Ganesh Karnik, who was campaigning with him.

Dakshina Kannada SP A S Rao confirming about the calls said they were trying to trace the number. “It may be a ploy to reduce the impact of campaigning in the last two days. But we are not taking chances,” he added. Kateel has been provided with security.

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