Death threat to Pinarayi Vijayan: Dubai based Kerala man sacked from job

Kerala man who is based in Dubai was sacked from his job on Wednesday after threatening to kill Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

He went live on Facebook on Tuesday threatening to kill the CM announcing that he was an RSS sympathizer and a former member, he also passed casteist and derogatory remarks on the Chief Minister and his family.

The man who identified himself as Krishnakumaran Nair has been booked for allegedly threatening to kill Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, police said today.

After the video went viral on the social media, the accused posted another video, apologizing to the CM, his family, state Electricity Minister MM Mani and the Keralite community, saying his remarks in the earlier video were made in an inebriated state, the police said.

Nair, in his late 50s, is seen in the second clip appealing to the chief minister with folded hands to forgive him, considering his age, they added.

The case against Nair was registered under IPC section 500 (punishment for defamation) and relevant sections of the Kerala Police Act.

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