Man threatening bomb blast on Facebook identified

Published: 01 October, 2012 13:02 IST | Agencies |

Police have identified the man who had allegedly posted a bomb blast threat on Facebook.

Police have identified the man who had allegedly posted content on a Facebook account threatening a bomb blast at Sangamner airport.

"The accused had made a fake account in the name of a woman and posted the content. He is a resident of Sardarshahar town in Churu. Our cyber cell team is collecting technical inputs after which he will be arrested," Superintendent of Police (Churu) Omprakash said today.

Security agencies were alerted Sunday after they received information about a post on the social-networking website threatening to blow up the airport on October 1.

"Additional security arrangements have been made around the airport following the threat", additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Jaipur) Yogesh Dadhich said.

Officiating director of Sangamner airport, P Srikrishna said that all the arrangements are in place inside and outside the airport to ensure foolproof security.

Airport sources said that though the security was tight, there was no panic.  

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