Man calls police threatening to ‘blow up’ Rashtrapati Bhavan

News Delhi:Security officials were thrown into a tizzy when a man called up the police control room this evening threatening to “blow up” the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The call was received around 6.30 PM, following which several teams, along with bomb disposal squads, were rushed to the premises of the President’s Estate.

“We are conducting a thorough check and efforts are on to track down the caller who threatened to blow up the Rashtrapati Bhavan,” DCP (New Delhi) Jatin Narwal said.

It was a specific call claiming presence of explosives at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The caller has been traced in Delhi and a team has been sent to track him down.