Threat call to Mumbai's Hotel Taj: FIR registered

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Threat call to Mumbai’s Hotel Taj: FIR registered

An FIR has been registered against an unidentified particular person in reference to a risk call made to Taj Hotel at this moment, police mentioned on Sunday.

The caller, claiming himself to be a member of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit, had mentioned he was calling from Karachi and threatened to explode the resort in Colaba and Taj Land’s End resort in Bandra, after which security at each the locations was beefed up on Tuesday.

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The FIR was registered on Friday under sections 506 (criminal intimidation) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the Indian Penal Code, a Colaba police station official mentioned.

The Taj resort was one of many institutions targetted by Pakistani terrorists throughout the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai.

Police had mentioned that separate risk calls have been made on late Monday night time.

The two accommodations, run by the Tata group-promoted Indian Hotel Company Limited (IHCL) are closed for industrial enterprise at current because of the coronavirus pandemic and serve only choose patrons.

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