Bomb hoax puts Bengaluru Police on high-alert

The Bengaluru Police faced some tense moments on Friday afternoon after a suspicious bag was found abandoned at the Cauvery Junction on Sankey Road.

Bomb hoax puts Bengaluru Police on high-alert

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police faced some tense moments on Friday afternoon after a suspicious bag was found abandoned at the Cauvery Junction on Sankey Road.

The police immediately cordoned off the area and isolated the bag – reportedly with wires jutting out. On inspection, the bomb squad found it to a jute bag with a bottle inside it.

Bengaluru City Police Commissioner NS Megharikh later said, “No bomb in the suspicious object.”

The entire incident created panic, leading to disruption in traffic on the busy road leading to Bengaluru International Airport.

Meanwhile, the police is not taking the hoax lightly and have put the security apparatus on high alert.

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