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2 Delhi University colleges receive bomb threat calls

Calls were received regarding bomb threats at Lady Shri Ram College and Sri Venkateswara College

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- May 23rd 2024 08:32 PM
2 Delhi University colleges receive bomb threat calls

2 Delhi University colleges receive bomb threat calls

New Delhi : Following the bomb threats via emails to over 150 Delhi school’s airport, the The Ministry of Home Affairs, led by Home Minister Amit Shah, now two Delhi University colleges on Thursday received bomb threats which later turned out to be bogus. 

According to the Delhi Fire Service, calls were received regarding bomb threats at Lady Shri Ram College and Sri Venkateswara College.


As per the officials, “Calls were received regarding bomb threats at Lady Shri Ram College and Sri Venkateswara College. Fire tenders, Delhi police are at the spot." 

After the searches, the Delhi Police claimed that the calls were bogus and there was no need to worry.

Delhi Police said, “Some calls were received regarding bomb threats in colleges. All are bogus calls. No need to worry.”

On Wednesday, the Delhi police said that the Police Control Room in North Block, which houses the Ministry of Home Affairs received a bomb threat mail.

On May 17, the Delhi Police filed a status report before the Delhi High Court in connection with the recent hoax bomb threats in the national capital and stated that five bomb disposal squads (BDS) have been deployed and 18 bomb detection teams (BDTs) are also present in each district, at IGI airport, railway, and metro.

The petitioner has sought formulation of a detailed action plan and implementation of the same by Government and Police as there is no action plan that the Petitioner could see anywhere in relation to such incidents which can cause havoc in anyone's family and can have a large impact. 

 

- With inputs from agencies

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