Bomb threat to a court in Belgaum proved hoax

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Belgaum Dec 15 (UNI) A bomb threat at the court Complex in Belgaum turned out to be a hoax call today.

Police said the Superintendent of Police Office here received an anonymous call at 1045 hrs this morning stating that a bomb had been placed in the court complex and it would explode at 1100 hrs.

The police immediately vacated both old and new court complexes and a thorough check was carried out by the bomb squad arrived for more than hour, but no bomb was found.

Then police declared the place safe. The threat created tension among advocates for almost an hour due to serial bomb blasts in UP recently.

Officials said that the call originated from a Public telephone boot and efforts were on to trace the culprit.


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