Agartala, April 15, 2019
As the first phase of Lok Sabha election ended in Tripura on April 11th, 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Tripura West Lok Sabha seat, Pratima Bhowmick was “caught on the camera” threatening a senior police officer who was stopping her from “rigging votes”.
As per reports, Bhowmick was seen in the video giving death threats to additional superintendent of police (Urban) Kiran Kumar of Tripura Police at Chanmari area on the outskirts of Agartala. “Tereko hum abhi mar dalenge (I will kill you right now),” she said to Kumar in the video, as reported by Tripura Infoway.
It may be mentioned, Pratima who is contesting the Lok Sabha election this time has a criminal record which includes murder and other deadly crimes. She is also the general secretary of the Saffron party state unit.