RGI Airport on Alert: Hoax bomb threat triggers security sweep

Security personnel at the RGI Airport went into a tizzy after an unidentified person called the airport call centre and informed them of two men planning to explode bombs on Sunday.

The call was received at the airport call centre on Saturday night on 040- 66546370 stating that two persons are coming to the airport to explode Bombs they are carrying two bags and the caller insisted on checking at the airport. “The caller identified as Prashanth from Kachiguda Hyderabad. He heard this message at a tea stall while having tea and smoke when two people were talking with each other. Call was made from 9309588779,” said RGI Airport police station Detective Inspector Burri Raju.

The police soon after started thorough checking at the airport entrance and within the airport area. After the exercise by CISF and local police, the call was declared a hoax.

The police booked a case against the unknown person and are investigating.