Youth held for making bomb scare call in Kerala

July 28th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Kozhikode, July 28 (IANS) A youth, who allegedly made a phone call saying that important land marks of Kochi in Kerala would be bombed Aug 15, was arrested by the police here Monday. The call was made last Friday to a news photographer V.V. Biju in Thiruvananthapuram.

“A youth was taken into custody in connection with the incident. He is being interrogated,” an official of the Special Branch of the police told IANS on condition of anonymity.

However, the police were not ready to officially confirm the arrest.

“The Kozhikode police commissioner confirmed to me today (Monday) that a youth named Tejas was taken into custody,” Biju told IANS.

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