Mangalore airport bomb suspect arrested

Wed Jan 22 2020 15:17:01 GMT+0530 (IST)

The Bengaluru police have arrested a person related to the IED (Improvised Explosive Device) which was placed at the Mangalore airport on Monday. The accused, Aditya Rao has surrendered with the police.



Interrogations are still going on. Till now several people were questioned as part of the probe to nab the culprits behind the planting of explosives at Mangalore Airport.

A CISF official has found out a bag containing explosive substances at the airport's entry point. The bomb squad has defused the bomb.

As part of the questioning, the auto-rickshaw driver who was questioned by the cops revealed that he has carried the suspect to the airport and he left a bag at a salon at the Kenjar area before leaving for the airport.