New Delhi: A Congress MLA from Gujarat has alleged that he received a threat call from an international number asking about the condition of Pragnesh Patel who was shot few days back.

Amit Chavda hails from Anklav Assembly in Borsad taluka of Anand district who was allegedly visiting a relative on January 14. “I received a call from an Australian number,” the MLA said.

“The man who called up MLA Chavda identified himself as Ravi Pujari from Australia, and asked him whether Pragnesh Patel (Independent municipal councillor) who was shot at a few days back has died or not.Chavda said he does not know and cut off the line,” police official investigating the case said.

After the call, another number sprang up in Chavda’s phone, this time it was a call made from inside India. The caller said that Chavda will meet the same fate of that of Patel’s.

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Pragnesh Patel, who is an Independent Councillor from Borsad municipality, was shot by assailants a few days back and is currently being treated at a hospital in Vadodara.

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