Bangalore-bound flight help up after hoax call

Last Updated: Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 19:20

New Delhi: A Bangalore-bound GoAir flight
with 164 people on board was on Sunday delayed at the airport here
after a passenger, who was late, allegedly made a hoax call
about a bomb being planted on the aircraft.

According to the police, 25-year-old software
professional Abhishek Gupta, who reached the airport late,
made the hoax call to delay the flight and was arrested.

"The caller has been arrested," a senior police official
said.

Police said all 158 passengers and six crew members
aboard the flight were safely evacuated and had reached
terminal six of the airport.

Bureau Report



First Published: Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 19:20

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