Ahead of the much-anticipated clash between India and New Zealand todayo, Mumbai Police received a threat message on X (formerly Twitter) that a nefarious incident would be executed at the venue during the match. Following this, vigilance has been increased in the area and around the Wankhede stadium.
Mumbai Police said, “An unidentified person posted a threat message to Mumbai Police on X (formerly Twitter) that a nefarious incident would be executed during the India vs New Zealand at Wankhede Stadium today. Strict vigilance is being done in the area around the stadium and nearby areas. The person had tagged Mumbai Police on his post and shown gun, hand grenades and bullets in a photo.”
The match between India and New Zealand is scheduled to begin at 2 pm and the winning team will play the ICC World Cup 2023 final at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad.