Letter threatens bomb explosions in Coimbatore on August 15

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Coimbatore, Jun 19: A letter stating that bombs would explode in ten places in the city during the Independence Day celebrations on August 15 has been received by a police station here.

The threat letter was purportedly written by one Rajesh, who claimed to be a Maoist sympathiser, and was received last night at Ramanathapuram police station.

Letter threatens bomb explosions in Coimbatore on August 15.
It asked the police to take measures to prevent the explosions, police said today.

The Tamil Nadu Q Branch Police have arrested five Maoists recently on the outskirts and three of them are lodged in Central jail here.

Two others -- a couple Roopesh and Shyna -- have been taken to Kerala and lodged in a jail there in connection with some cases against them in the state.

PTI

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