Hoax call on bomb planted in secretariat complex

Thiruvananthapuram: An anonymous call claiming that a bomb had been planted in the government secretariat complex here turned out to be a hoax, police said.

The phone call was received by police at Kalamassery in Kochi. Preliminary investigations indicated the call was by a teenager from his mother's mobile phone, they said.

A thorough search was conducted at the complex, but nothing was found.