The Bengaluru terror alert was a hoax call: Lorry driver arrested
The Bangalore police on Saturday have arrested the man for falsely alerting the Karnataka police with a tip-off stating that terror attacks have been planned in trains of several States including Tamil Nadu.
Based on his information, the Karnataka DG and IGP Neelamani issued a fax message on Friday night addressing to all DIGs of TN, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Puducherry and Maharashtra to take precautionary measures to avoid any toward incidents.
However, the tip-off has been learnt to be false and the driver has been arrested. The rumour monger has been identified as Sundaramoorthy (65-year old), was an ex-armyman. His son was martyred in the Kargil war. This information was released by Bengaluru Rural SP