The control room of the Delhi Police reported receiving a call from an unidentified number. Before hanging up, the caller on the other end of the wire claimed that Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport had been the site of a bombing.
Police said on Thursday that a 20-year-old guy had been detained after making a false phone claim that a bomb had been installed at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.
They added that the call eventually proved to be a hoax. According to the police, the individual, who goes by the name Zakir, called in a fake bomb threat on Monday.
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The Delhi authorities control room received a call from an unknown number according to the authorities. Before cutting off the conversation, the caller on the other end of the wire claimed that a bomb had been installed at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. Delhi Police reported: “We immediately called back at the number, but it was switched off.”
The police stated, “A search operation was immediately launched at the Delhi Airport, but nothing suspicious was found,” adding that it was later discovered during the inquiry that the information provided to police was false and the call was a hoax.
“Subsequently, the caller’s information was found. The number was discovered to belong to Zakir, a resident of Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, who is 20 years old. He was taken into custody, the officer reported.
An investigation was started after a case was filed against the accused. We are anticipating more information.
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