Pune police nabs Dehradun man for making bomb hoax call


Pune : Policenama Online – A 34-year-old man from Dehradun, Uttarakhand, has been arrested by the cyber crime cell of Pune city police, for allegedly making bomb hoax call to a hotel in Viman Nagar.

The accused Chandramohan Singh Suriyal had used Voice over Internet (VoIP) to make the international call. He had claimed to be from terrorist organisation Jaish-E-Mohammad and said that bomb has been kept in the Four Points by Sheraton hotel. He was speaking in Hindi.

After getting the call, the hotel officials had alerted Pune city police which roped in the bomb detection and disposal squad (BDDS) and the ATS. After searching the hotel nothing was found. The hotel staff registered an FIR with Vimantal police station against the unidentified caller.

After thorough investigation, cops zeroed on Suriyal who is MBA graduate and runs his market research business in Dehradun. He had taken loan of Rs 4.5 lakhs from a businessman in Narhe, Pune, and he was unable to pay back. He had asked the businessman to come to the hotel by falsely informing him that he was there. Later he made the hoax call so that his bluff is not detected.

Add CP Pradip Deshpande, DCPs Sambhaji Kadam, Shirish Sardeshpaande, ACP Nilesh More supervised the investigation team which included police inspectors Radhika Phadke, Jayram Paigude, policemen Aslam Attar, Rajkumar Jaba, Shahrukh Shaikh and Santosh Jadhav.

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