Advani lauds TN police for detection of bomb

Advani, whose yatra route was changed following detection of a powerful pipe-bomb said the matter must be thoroughly probed and the culprits traced.

Last Updated: Oct 29, 2011, 13:18 PM IST

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader L K Advani,
whose yatra route was changed following detection of a
powerful pipe-bomb near Madurai on Saturday said the matter must be
thoroughly probed and the culprits traced.

Narrating the sequence of events that led his yatra route
to be changed in Madurai, Advani said, "Tamil Nadu Police
need to be complimented for recovery of the bomb and advising
our people to change the route."
"But I hope those behind are located and the matter is
investigated thoroughly", he told reporters here.

83-year-old Advani, who enjoys the highest Z-plus
category security and is on countrywide anti-corruption yatra,
changed his route after the five-feet long bomb, concealed by
grass and a saree, was found under the culvert at Alampatti
near Tirumangalam, 30 km from Madurai, yesterday. The bomb was
later defused.
One person, identified as Nehru, was detained and
questioned by police which registered an attempt to murder
case against some unidentifed persons.

PTI