Attorney General Mahbubey Alam was sent a death threat on Thursday.
The threat, issued in a letter, was sent to his office by an anonymous sender in the afternoon, sources said.
The letter told the attorney general to get ready to go to hell, because his time has come.
A general diary was filed with Shahbagh police station over the matter.
When contacted, Mahbubey Alam said he was not at all concerned about the death threat.
“Threats will come, and one must deal with them with courage,” he added.