Former BJP MP Vinay Katiyar has registered a police complaint alleging he received a death threat over his phone from an unknown caller on Wednesday.
In his complaint registered with the North Avenue police station on Thursday, Mr Katiyar alleged that an unidentified man abused him and threatened to kill him.
"Only few days are left," the caller threatened Mr Katiyar on December 11, according to the complaint registered by Vinay Katiyar's security in-charge and UP Police Inspector Shioraj Singh's statement.
Police have launched an investigation after receiving the complaint.
"An investigation has been launched. Police are looking for the person, accused of threatening the BJP leader," New Delhi District DCP Ish Singhal said.