Man held for hoax threat call to Bangalore airport

Bangalore: A 28-year old man was on Wednesday arrested here for allegedly making a hoax bomb threat call to the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA), police said.

Basavaraj alias Abdul Salim who made the call two days ago, was in the habit of making such hoax calls, a police statement said.

He had earlier been arrested in November 2009 in connection with a similar hoax call made to BIA and was subsequently released on bail.