Mangaluru: City Commissioner of Police Dr P Harsha has said that the hands behind the bomb scare caused in the city will be behind bars soon.
It may be recalled that the entire coastal belt was panic-stricken when news of a live bomb having been detected in Mangaluru International Airport premises spread on Monday, January 20. However, the alert security personnel and the police handled the situation efficiently and detonated the bomb at the Kenjar ground.
Speaking about the same, the Compol has said that several suspects have been detained for questioning and the police will nab the culprits soon.
Addressing the media in a video clipping on Tuesday, January 21, Harsha informed that the investigating teams have been looking into various angles.
"The department is also investigating the incident of threat call to Indigo Airlines office on Monday and examining whether there is any connection between this threat call and placing of the bomb in MIA. We have also questioned the auto-rickshaw driver, whose auto was hired by the suspect to reach MIA," he said adding that after the department released the photos of the suspect, many have been responding by sending in details about the individuals who look similar to the suspect.
"The department is in touch with all airports of the state in order to get information," he said.
Meanwhile, some reports have said that the police have found a map inside the bag that once contained the live bomb. Reportedly, the map is being decoded by experts and the report is awaited by the police.
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