The manager of the Karachi Bakery store Sukumar P lodged a complaint with the Indiranagar police and an FIR under IPC section 507 (criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication) was lodged
New Delhi: An outlet of the famous Karachi Bakery in Bangalore on Thursday said that they have been receiving threat calls amid tension rising between India and Pakistan.
According to reports, the caller identified as an underworld don named Vicky Shetty and was threatening to ‘blast the store' if the word 'Karachi' was not removed from the name board.
The Karachi Bakery outlet in Indiranagar received the VoIP call, which is made using the internet.
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The manager of the store Sukumar P lodged a complaint with the Indiranagar police and an FIR under IPC section 507 (criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication) was lodged.
According to Deccan Herald, after an initial investigation, the police believe that the caller is the underworld don from Mangaluru, Vicky Shetty.
However, this is not the first time that Karachi Bakery faced the heat. Since February 17 that bakery shop is receiving threatening calls over its name.
Employees had told that various groups have been threatening the bakery to either change its name or shut down the business.
Karachi Bakery was founded by Sri Khanchand Ramnani in 1953. Ramnani, was an immigrant to Hyderabad from Pakistan during the partition riots in 1947. Following this, he had established the Karachi Bakery near Mozamjahi market in Hyderabad.
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Last Updated Feb 28, 2019, 12:19 PM IST