‘Nothing suspicious found,’ say police after Delhi school gets email bomb threat

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NEW DELHI: Panic gripped a school in the national capital after it received a bomb threat on Tuesday morning via e-mail, informed Delhi Police officials. Nothing suspicious was found during a search operation of the school, Delhi police said after the preliminary investigation.

Soon after receiving the information, Delhi Police and other teams rushed to Pushp Vihar’s Amrita School and conducted a thorough search operation.

“A thorough checking of the school has been done through Bomb Disposal Team (BDT) but nothing was found,” said DCP South Chandan Chowdhary.

Sub-Inspector of the Delhi Police Bomb Squad Suresh Yadav said, “The school premises have been thoroughly searched and no suspicious object has been found.”

“A thorough checking of the school has been conducted by the Bomb Disposal Team (BDT) but nothing has been found,” Deputy Commissioner of Police South Chandan Choudhary said.

Several teams of police and bomb squad were rushed to the Amrita School after police received information that the school had received a bomb threat via e-mail this morning. Students were evacuated from the school premises as searches were conducted.

As per the Delhi Police, an investigation is underway.

Earlier on May 12, a bomb threat was received at Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, but turned out to be a hoax after the police found nothing “suspicious”, an official said.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Rajesh Deo, information was received yesterday regarding a bomb threat e-mail received by DPS Mathura Road.

“Police and Bomb Disposal Squad reached the school. Later it was found that the e-mail was sent by a student. 2 Bomb Disposal teams along with dogs and local staff manually searched the school but nothing suspicious was found, it was a hoax call,” he added.

According to the official, after reaching the school, “Police checked the computer system/mail of school, wherein it was found the said mail was received on Thursday around at 6:17 p.m. From the technical investigation, we came to know that the said email address belongs to a student, who denied sending the mail,” said the official. (ANI)

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