Bomb threat call causes scare at 3 Mumbai railway stations, BigB's bungalow

Police had received a call on Friday night, following which searches were carried out but nothing suspicious was detected

The Mumbai Police and security agencies got into a hassle after an anonymous caller informed the police that bombs had been placed at three railway stations in Mumbai and actor Amitabh Bachchan's bungalow.
 Although the call was later turned out to be a deception and an official said on Saturday that two persons were arrested from neighbouring Thane. The official said that the caller who is one of the two halted, is a truck driver.
 The Mumbai Police said they had received a call Mumbai police's main control room had received the call around 9.45 on Friday night and said that bombs had been placed at the three railway stations that were Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Dadar and Byculla and also the veteran Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan's bungalow in Juhu.
 The police official said, "After getting the call, the Government Railway Police (GRP), Railway Protection Force (RPF), along with the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS), dog squads and other local police teams rushed to these locations and carried out searches."
At the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station were searched with the help of the BDDS and dog squads at all the platforms, the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) office, parking lots and other nearby areas.
 The police official added that a team of Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Quick Response Teams (QRT) with teams of a few other local police stations which includes Marine Drive and Azad Maidan were also involved in the operation. The official added despite searching for several hours, nothing suspicious was detected at all four locations.
 The official further added that the caller's phone number have been tracked and traced him at Shil Phata area near Mumbra in Thane district. The police official said that they have found that he has a habit of drinking and has been arrested along with one more person.


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