Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's residence 'Matoshree' in Bandra on Sunday received calls in which the caller allegedly threatened to blow it up, the CMO said in a statement
According to police, 'Matoshree' received two calls on Saturday night from a man, who said he was calling from Dubai on behalf of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
Following this, the police have beefed up security at the bungalow located in Kalanagar Colony, a police official said.
State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh told the cabinet that the crime branch was investigating the matter.
"State CM Uddhav Thackeray''s residence ''Matoshree'' received anonymous threat call that it be would blown up. The state cabinet which met on Sunday, expressed concern over it and condemned it," the CMO statement said.
"The cabinet sought the Centre's intervention in the case. The ministers said the guilty should be brought to book and strict action should be taken," it added.
"The caller did not reveal his identity, but only said that he was calling from Dubai on behalf of Dawood Ibrahim. Both the calls were received around 10.30 pm," police said. According to him, no case was registered in this connection.
"We are trying to verify whether the calls received were from Dubai or some other place. Investigation is on, said a top police official."