Special Cell to probe blast outside Delhi HC

After the explosion, an alert was sounded in the city and security was tightened.

Last Updated: May 26, 2011, 10:08 AM IST

New Delhi: Delhi Police`s elite anti-terror
wing Special Cell will investigate the explosion outside the
Delhi High Court on Wednesday.
A senior police official said the investigations of the
"low intensity explosion" near a car outside the High Court
has been transfered to Special Cell as they were better equipped and trained to investigate such cases.
The explosion also prompted Delhi Police to sound an
alert in the city and strengthen security by deploying more
personnel on streets and crowded places like markets and to
intensify checking of vehicles.

The explosive kept in a white polythene bag near a
lawyer`s car parked at Gate No-7 on Service Road went off at
around 1:25 pm, causing panic, and three minutes later, police
received the call regarding the blast.

PTI