ISLAMABAD: Officials at the Myanmar embassy have lodged a complaint with the police on April 3, claiming that someone had called the mission earlier this week and allegedly issued threats. However, the embassy refused to reveal the contents of the conversation between themselves and the caller. Police have launched an investigation into the matter. A police official said the threatening calls were made to the mission’s official number on April 3 and that the caller was speaking in English. When questioned about the nature of the threats, the police official said the embassy had only revealed that the telephone calls were ‘threatening’. Secretariat police have said they would obtain a record of the phone number from which the alleged calls were made, to try and identify who was behind these calls.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 8th, 2017.