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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

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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