Amit Roychowdhury, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) said, "Islam has been show-caused for his speech and directed to submit his reply within 24 hours to the (Birbhum) District Magistrate".

Addressing a party rally in Sainthia on Saturday, Islam said, “Do not allow even a single person to vote for the BJP, Congress or the CPI-M on the poll day... the responsibility to ensure this in on you.”

Islam, who has been accused in a murder case, had publicly threatened to decapitate a Congress leader during the rural polls in West Bengal last year.

"It would not take me even a minute to behead you," Islam had said earlier at a rally in July 2013 as he went on to claim how he had ‘squashed’ three people under his feet for committing atrocities against women.


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