Man held for hoax call on bomb in train

Jagdeep, 29, a resident of Sant Nagar near Tilak Nagar in west Delhi, was arrested on Friday night for making the hoax call earlier in the day.

“We received a call at 7.35 a.m. that the Amritsar Shatabdi Express has a bomb on it, the train was stopped and checked. When nothing was found, we traced his phone number and arrested him,” a senior police officer said.

According to police, Jagdeep confessed that he wanted to catch the train but was late. He thought by making a hoax call, he would delay the train's departure and catch it.

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