An advisory says that the singer can be attacked by terrorists at a public place or during some film promotion.
The Mumbai Police has initiated move to increase the security cover of noted Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam in the wake of a fresh security threat. According to reports, the Maharashtra State Intelligence Department has issued an advisory to the Mumbai Police citing security threat to Sonu Nigam and two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.
The advisory says that the singer can be attacked by terrorists at a public place or during some film promotion. Reports said that the death threat for Sonu Nigam and BJP leaders Ram Kadam and Ashish Shelar were by a terror group operating from Pakistan.
This comes almost a year after the popular singer sparked a controversy by tweeting about Azan coming from the loudspeaker of a mosque near his home. He had called it “forced religiousness”.
On April 16, 2016 in a series of tweets, Sonu Nigam had lashed out at “forced religiousness” in India after being woken up by the azaan (Islamic call to prayer) from a nearby mosque..!!