Noida resident gets hoax bomb threat letter

Baleshwar received the packet and the letter, which stated that a bomb had been planted in his house. He was also asked to throw the extortion sum of Rs 5 lakh in the bushes, SP (City) Arun Kumar Singh said.

By: PTI | Noida | Published:June 16, 2017 7:40 pm
Noida, Noida resident, Baleshwar, threat letter, extortion letter, extortion case, Noida police, India news, indian express Police said efforts were on to trace those who sent the parcel and the letter. (Representational image)

A resident of Sadarpur Colony in Noida was in for a rude shock on Friday when he received a parcel containing a bomb-like object along with a threat letter demanding Rs 5 lakh from him. Baleshwar received the packet and the letter, which stated that a bomb had been planted in his house. He was also asked to throw the extortion sum of Rs 5 lakh in the bushes, SP (City) Arun Kumar Singh said.

A bomb disposal squad was called and it was found that the object was not a bomb, he said. Police said efforts were on to trace those who sent the parcel and the letter.

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results