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Panic spread due to information of bomb threat by flyer on Indigo flight going to Delhi, accused held

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Patna: Its scary when a flyer gave information that he has a bomb in his bag chaos created. Indigo Airlines flight 6e 2126 coming to Delhi made an emergency landing at Patna airport late on Thursday night. This emergency landing was made after a passenger on the flight had a bomb in his bag and threatened to blow up the plane. This threat proved to be false in the examination of the passenger’s bag and the plane at the airport. According to the sources, the police have taken the accused passenger into custody.

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At present, a security cordon has been made around Patna Airport. At the same time, information is being received that in view of the safety of the passengers, Indigo flight will be sent to Delhi after investigation.

It is being told that a young man named Gurpreet, who was going from Patna to Delhi with his parents on Thursday night, after boarding an Indigo flight, himself said that there is a bomb in his bag. After this his bag was searched, but the bomb was not found. At present, the youth has been taken into custody and is being questioned. At the same time, as a precautionary measure, the luggage of all the passengers is being checked by getting all the passengers off the plane. This flight from Patna to Delhi was supposed to take off at 8.45 pm, but it has been stopped after the information about the bomb.

In this regard, Patna DM Chandrashekhar told sources that a person himself told that he was going to Delhi by Indigo flight with a bomb in his bag. After this, the CISF officers posted in the security of the airport swung into action and the person giving information is being interrogated by taking him into custody. The DM told that the person who has given this information seems to be mentally ill while talking. At present, bomb disposal squad and security personnel are on alert mode outside Patna airport as well and security checks are being done.

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