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Threat call to NIA about bomb in PM Modi, CM Kejriwal’s residence turns out to be a hoax

The NIA received the call at 12.30 pm and immediately alerted police.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: May 22, 2016 3:27 am

A call to the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA’s) control room Saturday, claiming bombs have been planted in the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, turned out to be a hoax.

The NIA received the call at 12.30 pm and immediately alerted police. “Several teams, along with bomb disposal squads, were rushed to the Prime Minister’s residence at 7, Race Course Road, as well as Kejriwal’s residence at Flagstaff Road. Though extensive checks were conducted, nothing was found,” said an officer. Police are trying to ascertain the identity of the caller. The call was made through Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, said the officer.

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    IML sood
    May 21, 2016 at 5:09 pm
    Right essment who can else be than a ploy,just another trick by Aaptard to divert attention from impending rather immense revolt in Punjab where out of four total in India,two MPs with large number of followers are quitting Aap to form another party.They are an established Anarchist party so some their own kin must have pla the trick.
    1. Maradonna Temp
      May 21, 2016 at 5:57 pm
      200 % guarantee can be given that....the man who called belongs to aap....may be kejri frnd...
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        WG CDR
        May 21, 2016 at 5:01 pm
        Don't know? Shri Digvijay is fighting ideology which killed Mahatma, the epitome of nationalism?
        1. Gruham Bendakaluru
          May 21, 2016 at 4:16 pm
          Other than his own party men who were thrown out, who else will want to harm this activist politician? Thus looks like a drama staged for more pority.
          1. B
            May 21, 2016 at 8:20 pm
            India will facilitate Islamist Jihadis to get their 72 virgins each. Indian Army doing it for long time, many Islamists now enjoying with 72 virgins after their death
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