Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) received a threatening email on Tuesday, claiming that 11 explosive devices had been placed at various sites across Mumbai, coinciding with the upcoming New Year Celebrations in the country’s financial hub.
The sender of the email demanded the immediate resignations of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, accusing them of involvement in what was labeled as the “largest scam in India’s history.”
According to the email, the alleged explosives were positioned at multiple locations in Mumbai, including the premises of the RBI, HDFC Bank, and ICICI Bank, with the intended detonation time set for 1:30 pm.
The email explicitly stated, “We have strategically planted 11 explosive devices in diverse locations across Mumbai. The RBI, alongside several private banks, stands accused of orchestrating a colossal scam in India’s history. This purported wrongdoing involves RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, high-ranking finance officials, and notable ministers of India. We possess substantial evidence supporting these claims,” as reported by CNN-News18.