He said then that a truck hit his escort vehicle when he was travelling in Karnataka's Haveri district at around 11:30 pm.
The minister also posted a video and pictures on his Twitter account, saying that a truck tried to ram into his escort vehicle when he was travelling on the national highway near Halageri in Ranebennur taluk of Haveri district in poll-bound Karnataka. “Since our vehicle was on top speed we escaped the hit,” the minister said.
#Karnataka: Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde allegedly received a threat call in the wee hours of Sunday. His personal assistant has lodged a complaint at Sirsi New Market Police station. Police registered a complaint under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 504 & 507. pic.twitter.com/8Dh5LQsQig