Abandoned bag near Richmond Circle triggers panic in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain & Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)



plastic bag abandoned near richmond circle created panic for sometime until the anti sabotage check team verified and confirmed it as false alarm.

Senior officers as,Addl CP West, Sandeep Patil, DCP Central, Srinivas Gowda, ACP, Narayanaswamy with PI,and Bomb disposal squad sniffer dog and others rushed to spot and after inspecting the spot he said,few passers-by noticed the bag abandoned in a suspicious manner and called the control room.

The Jurisdiction police rushed to the spot and cordoned the area before alerting the anti sabotage check team.

The team visited the spot and after thorough check they termed it as false alarm.

The bag contained few pieces of wire and a charger like devise with no explosive substance .

It looks like some ragpicker might have abandoned the bag.The police are now checking the CCTV footage from in and around the area to find who had dumped the bag and the reason behind.If this is for a mischief necessary action would be taken he added.