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Man Detained for Making Hoax Bomb Threat Call in Jaipur Ahead of Ashok Gehlot's Swearing-in

Security was beefed-up and traffic was diverted and police teams and bomb disposal squads swarmed the area and cordoned off Hanuman Temple in Chandpole, Sanganeri Gate and the Jaipur Airport.

Updated:December 16, 2018, 5:41 PM IST
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Man Detained for Making Hoax Bomb Threat Call in Jaipur Ahead of Ashok Gehlot's Swearing-in
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Jaipur: A man was detained Sunday for making a hoax call to trigger bomb blasts at three locations here, leading to panic ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan chief minister, police said.

Security was beefed-up and traffic was diverted, they said, adding police teams and bomb disposal squads swarmed the area and cordoned off Hanuman Temple in Chandpole, Sanganeri Gate and the Jaipur Airport.

Yogendra Kumar was detained on the basis of his call details, SHO at the Pratap Nagar police station Hemraj Singh said. He said Kumar was being interrogated.

Kumar had made the call at the police control room this morning, informing that bombs were planted at Hanuman Temple in Chandpole, Sanganeri Gate and the Jaipur Airport.


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