Somnath Dhole arrested for hoax bomb threat

Youth arrested for hoax bomb threat

Kolkata, Aug 25 (IBNS) A youth, suspected to have made a hoax call saying a bomb was planted in one of the landmark IT buildings in Kolkata- Technopolis-in the upcoming Rajarhat New Town, was arrested from his Dankhuni residence on Wednesday, police said.

The youth at his early 20s, identified as Somnath Dhole of south Subash pally of Dankuni, on the basis of a caller identity phone numbers at the security office of the fourteen-storied Technopolis.

The youth, possibly after being ignored for not given a job opportunity in the office few days ago, phoned at about 0830 hours today and warned that a bomb was planted at the base of the office and it will explode shortly, police said.

The police and bomb squad made a thorough search and found no such explosive material.

The Technopolis at Rajarhat New Town symbolises the hub of IT facilities of the city.

Some television journalists, who went to cover the incident, were allegedly manhandled by the security and office staff of the building.

The Technopolis resumed its usual work from second shift of the day.

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