May 19, 2021

Hoax bomb-threat caller arrested and produced to the court

fake bomb coll lalbazar

Kolkata, Aug 6: Lalbazar control got a phone call at the late night of August 4 that bombs planted somewhere and it would blow off anytime. That late night threat call sent the police into a tizzy but it turned out to be hoax as nothing was found by the bomb squad.
According to police, the department stated to trace the call, immediately after receiving it. At the same time all concerned were alerted. But no trace of any bombs or explosives was found even after a thorough search. Finally the hoax caller was identified as Arkaprava Ganguly of Eden City, Maheshtala. After an enquiry an FIR was registered against him. Police arrested the accused on Wednesday and produced to the Banksal Court on Thursday. The accused confessed that he had done the call for kidding.