Chennai: A 38 year-old man has been
arrested for issuing a bomb threat to the Secretariat here,
police said on Saturday.
C Balamurugan of Dindigul was arrested by the Cyber Cell
wing of Chennai police.
The man had sent an SMS to A Chandrasekaran, Superintendent
of Police Coastal Security Group saying a bomb would go off at
the Secretariat on February 24 and challenged police to
"On investigation it was ascertained that the man was using
a bogus SIM card with a false address in Madurai district," a
police release here said.
He had sent the SMS in `a state of frustration due to his
debt,` it said, adding he was arrested and remanded to custody