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Threat to blow up Rajasthan Assembly building

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 15:57

Jaipur: Security was stepped up at the
Rajasthan Assembly building after the secretariat received a postcard threatening to blow it up during its winter session, police said.

"Bomb Disposal Squad and Anti-Sabotage team were
rushed to the spot immediately after the Assembly officials
informed us about the letter. So far, no objectionable object
or explosive has been detected and further search is on in the
Assembly building premises," Jaipur Range IG IBL Soni said.
"According to the postcard, the building will be blown
up with RDX during the winter session," he said quoting the

The letter, addressed to the Speaker, was received
yesterday by the Assembly secretariat.

SP Jaipur (South) Jose Mohan said that security has
been tightened up in and around the building and extra
security arrangements will be in place during the Session.
"We have started investigation into the matter and
trying to trace the sender," he said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 15:57

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