50 kg RDX in lawyer`s office near SC: PCR gets hoax call
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 23:22
New Delhi: An anonymous call claiming that a huge quantity of RDX has been stored in the office of a lawyer of Supreme Court here triggered panic among the security agencies but it later turned out to be a hoax.

The call claiming that 50 kg of RDX has been stored in a room in lawyers' chambers near Supreme Court was received at the Police Control Room at around 5 pm, a senior police official said.

Searches were conducted by police in the chambers. "We did not find anything and have declared the call a hoax," he said.

The official said the call was made from a telephone booth.

Police suspect that the call was made by a person who nurses some grudge against the lawyer.

The official refused to identify the lawyer.


First Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 23:22

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