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Delhi bomb scare: Origin of threat mail traced, says L-G V K Saxena

Earlier in the day, the Delhi Police had said that the preliminary investigation suggested that there was one perpetrator behind the mass threat mails.
Last Updated : 01 May 2024, 06:41 IST
Last Updated : 01 May 2024, 06:41 IST

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New Delhi: Lt Governor VK Saxena said that Delhi Police has traced the origin of the bomb threat emails that were sent to multiple schools in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday, and assured that the culprits will be given strict punishment.

Officials said the bomb threat appeared to be hoax and said there was no reason to panic.

Saxena visited DAV school in Model Town area that also received the bomb threat.

The L-G said that Delhi Police responded quickly to the bomb scare and began action after cordoning off and searching the premises with bomb disposal teams and dog squads.

Delhi was fully alert to prevent any untoward incident, he said at the school.

"Delhi Police has found out from where these emails are coming. Investigation is going on. I would just say that the culprits will not be spared and strict punishment will be given for disrupting peace and harmony," he said.

Panic gripped school students and parents early morning on Wednesday after at least 100 schools in the Delhi-NCR received bomb threats via email.

The Ministry of Home Affairs said the bomb threat appears to be a hoax call and that there was no need to panic.

Police in Delhi and Noida said it has found nothing after searches at the school.

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Published 01 May 2024, 06:41 IST

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