Man arrested for threatening to blow up Ludhiana's five-star hotel
After the evacuation, the investigation was completed with the help of bomb disposal team, the official said. The accused person had used some words like 'bomb attack' in his threatening message.
A man was arrested from the national capital on Tuesday for threatening to blow up Hotel Hyatt Regency in Punjab's Ludhiana. The police informed about this. After receiving the threat on Tuesday afternoon, the Ludhiana police had to vacate the entire hotel to search the entire premises, but no bomb was recovered.
Dwarka Deputy Commissioner of Police M Harshvardhan said that around 4 pm, the Ludhiana police received information about a bomb threat to a hotel in Ludhiana. Based on the phone number shared with us, we tracked the suspect to a flat in Dwarka. The age of the accused is 24 years, who is undergoing treatment for some behavioral disorders. Ludhiana Police team has been informed for further enquiry.
A senior Punjab Police official in Ludhiana said that within hours the accused was arrested in Delhi in a joint operation with the Delhi Police. As soon as the Ludhiana Police received information about the bomb threat, several teams along with the Bomb Disposal Squad reached the spot and the hotel was completely evacuated. After the evacuation, the investigation was completed with the help of bomb disposal team, the official said. The accused person had used some words like 'bomb attack' in his threatening message.