Bengaluru Police receives bomb threat letter regarding NDPS, violence in DJ Halli cases

South India

 The Bengaluru police are on the lookout for a man, who sent bomb threat letters along with a detonator-like object to the city police commissioner’s office and the CHMM court on Monday.


After receiving a threat letter regarding two cases--Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) case and violence in DJ Halli case, a case has been registered at Halsurgate Police Station, said Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Bengaluru.

"A case has been registered at Halsurgate Police Station after we received a threat letter regarding two cases - Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) case and violence in DJ Halli case," said Sandeep Patil.

In the letter, the man demanded bail for arrested actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani, and also release of innocent people arrested in the K.G. Halli and D.J. Halli violence case.

The letters were sent to the Kamal Pant, City Police Commissioner, Sandeep Patil Joint commissioner of Police (Crime), Ravi Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime), and JM Seenappa, NDPS magistrate through post.

According to the police, the parcel addressed to magistrate Seenappa was found on the court hall-37 premises on Monday. The parcel was kept outside. The staff opened and noticed in it a detonator-like substance and immediately alerted the police.

As per the report, the security has been increased near the city civil court after the threat letter was received. 

The police are contemplating providing security to the magistrate in the wake of the threat letter.

The police are analysing CCTV camera footage and inquiring with the court security and housekeeping staff to know if they had noticed anything suspicious.

Sandeep Patil said a case is being booked and investigation is on to ascertain the source of the letter.


With inputs from Agency

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