Bomb threat at Bihar Airports: Search operations were conducted by the bomb squad team at Bihar’s Patna airport following a bomb threat call received earlier today. According to officials, the Samastipur police have taken the caller into custody, and initial inquiries reveal that the person had made the call under the influence of alcohol. The phone from which the call was made has also been recovered.
Rajeev Mishra, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Patna, has stated that prima facie, it appears to be a hoax call. “Detailed inquiry is being done,” he added. Meanwhile, the police have arrested a youth named Sudhanshu Shekhar alias Mukund from Punjabi Colony under the Nagar PS area.
According to reports, the accused had threatened to blow up Darbhanga and Patna airports. The police have also seized the mobile phone of the accused.
In the primary investigation, the accused seems to be a mental patient. Further inquiries are underway to determine if there is any involvement of any other persons in the incident.
The airport authorities have tightened security measures, and the bomb squad team is carrying out a thorough search operation to ensure the safety and security of all passengers and airport staff.
Passengers have been advised to cooperate with the authorities and report any suspicious activities or items immediately. The authorities have also urged the public not to panic and assured them that all necessary measures have been taken to ensure the safety of the airport and its surroundings.