Haryana Police Gets A Threat Call On ‘Bomb Blasts’ At Mumbai And Delhi Airports!

by Shreya Rathod
Haryana Police Gets A Threat Call On ‘Bomb Blasts’ At Mumbai And Delhi Airports!

Mumbai and Delhi airports are the two most important airports in India. They serve as domestic and international airports for travellers. Recently, Haryana’s Gurugram police received a threat call on bomb blasts at the Mumbai and Delhi airports. Here are the details of the threat call.

Haryana Police Gets Threat Call On Bomb Blasts

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After receiving information from the Haryana police on a caller who threatened to bomb the airports in Mumbai and Delhi. On Friday, the Mumbai police and other authorities increased security at the domestic and international airports.

As per The Indian Express report, on Friday night, a sub-inspector from the Haryana police station in Gurugram called the Mumbai police control centre with intelligence regarding potential terrorist attacks.

According to a Mumbai police source, the caller warned the authorities that “bomb blasts or badi vardaat” may occur on Thursday night at the domestic and international airports in Mumbai and Delhi. Since then, security measures have been improved at the two airports in the state capital of Maharashtra.

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According to sources, the police in Gurugram’s Udyog Vihar neighbourhood are looking for the person who made the call. The Mumbai police are also investigating whether the threat call was fabricated or had any connection to the area.

Case Filed At The Sahar Police Station

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An officer from another state’s police station, who had been alerted about the threat call at around 3.30 pm on Friday, provided the information to the Mumbai police control. The caller warned that both airports could experience a bomb blast or other serious disasters.

The police and other relevant authorities promptly mobilised in response to the threat to conduct a comprehensive search and investigation at the airports. Fortunately, the thorough search turned up no objects or gadgets that were questionable.

Soon after the call, a case was also opened at the Sahar police station under sections 505 (1) (conducting public mischief) and 506 (2) (intimidation) of the IPC Act.

The call turned out to be a hoax and the caller was found to be mentally unstable. In fact, the police released him after an investigation.

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