Indigo staffer makes hoax bomb call ay IGI, arrested
New Delhi : An Indigo staff member has been arrested for allegedly making a hoax bomb call at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, reports news agency ANI.
Soon after the call, a few Mumbai bound air flights were physically checked after which the authorities declared the phone calls as hoax.
Indigo staffer arrested for making a hoax call regarding a bomb in a Mumbai flight at, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Subsequently, few Mumbai bound flights from IGI Airport were physically checked and the call was declared as Hoax. pic.twitter.com/dBQO8fbISM— ANI (@ANI) May 13, 2018
A similar incident was reported on May 3 when a Indigo staffer had informed security personnel about a hoax call claiming bomb on a Mumbai bound flight.
One of the staffers of Indigo airlines informed the security authorities that he had received a call at about 8:15 am from an unidentified man, who said there was a bomb on a Mumbai-bound flight.
The mandatory meeting of the Bomb Threat Assessment Committee (BTAC) was immediately convened at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), which declared that it was a “hoax” call after about two hours.