Bomb scare in B’luru school: Minor boy did it for fun, sent to Juvenile Board

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Bomb scare in B’luru school: Minor boy did it for fun, sent to Juvenile Board

  • Karnataka Police cracked the case of a hoax bomb threat to the reputed National Academy for Learning (NAFL) School in Bengaluru on Saturday 

Bengaluru: Karnataka Police cracked the case of a hoax bomb threat to the reputed National Academy for Learning (NAFL) School in Bengaluru on Saturday.

The police picked up a minor boy from the school in this connection and handed him over to the custody of the State Juvenile Justice Board.

According to police, the police detected the boy through an IP address and when questioned, the boy maintained that he did it for having some fun. He told police that he got the official email ID of the school from a Google search.

Tension prevailed in the premises of the NAFL School run by the National Public School (NPS) group following the bomb threat in Basaveshwara Nagar locality of Bengaluru on Friday.

The bomb threat was given through the official email ID of the school. The email claimed that four gelatin sticks have been kept on the premises, which are going to explode at the time of lunch.

The school staff immediately informed the jurisdictional police. About 1,000 schoolchildren were sent out of the classrooms and taken to safe places. The development also triggered panic among parents and local residents.

Hundreds of parents rushed to the school and expressed their concern over the development and demanded that they should be let inside the school premises to see their children. Later, the children were sent with them.

Bomb disposal and dog squad had combed the school premises and declared it as a hoax threat later.


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