Bengaluru Rameshwaram cafe blast Case: After MHA directive NIA takes over probe,registers FIR

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar


he National Investigation Agency will take over Bengaluru’s Rameshwaram cafe blast incident that shook the IT capital on Friday.

Bengaluru Police and Central Crime Branch were investigating this low intensity bomb blast at a popular eatery in Whitefield and no arrests have been made yet.

The Director General and Inspector General of Police, Alok Mohan,said that the National Investigation Agency has take over Rameshwaram cafe blast,case.

A team of NIA officials on Monday met Mr.Mohan to discuss about the formalities.Meanwhile the city police teams probing the case have some vital clues and are working on to track down the suspect.

The city teams continue the investigations along with the NIA officials to coordinate with them,a senior police officer,said.

One of the CCTV footage at the cafe revealed that the suspect stayed in the cafe for ten minutes before walking out minutes before the explosion.

The accused walked into the cafe at around 11.34 am and walked out at around 11.43 am.Though he carried a bag while walking in the CCTV footage recorded he walked out with the bag presumably left the explosive at the cafe.

The IED fitted timer exploded minutes after he left leading to nine injured.

The IED contained sharp nails went up and hit the ceiling instead of going in all directions this had minimize the damage and injuries had it been spreading around the casualties could have been more the expert added.