Gleichen, Alta. – On April 14, 2016 the Siksika First Nation Band Office received threats via telephone from a man who claimed that he was going to cause harm or death to anyone attending the Band Office on April 15.
The Gleichen RCMP were immediately able to identify and arrest the source of these threats. The suspect is currently in custody and charges are pending. Any threats issued to cause harm to others are taken seriously by the RCMP and will be investigated.
The RCMP do not feel that there is any further threat to the Siksika Band Office, however, to alleviate a level of concern among the workers, the Office was not open today.