TN: Hoax bomb call at Ramakrishna Mutt

A phone call claiming that a bomb was planted in the Ramakrishna Mutt here created panic for few hours but ultimately turned out to be a hoax.

Updated: Oct 02, 2012, 19:39 PM IST

Madurai: A phone call claiming that a bomb was planted in the Ramakrishna Mutt here created panic for few hours but ultimately turned out to be a hoax, police said.
Police said an anonymous caller had called a private travel agent near the railway junction and had informed him that a bomb had been placed at the Mutt at Narayanapuram and it would explode shortly.
The Agent informed the police who rushed to the spot with sniffer dog. However, police did not find any explosives in the mutt premises.

PTI