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20 April 2017, 01:31 | Melissa Porter
Vamsi who raised false hijack alarm in three cities
Police on Thursday arrested a 30-year-old man who sent a hoax threat to the Mumbai police four days back about a possible hijack of flights at Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai airports causing the security apparatus to go into maximum alert mode. "Unable to explain to girlfriend that he had no money for the trip, Vamshi made a decision to create a situation so that flights are cancelled", Mr. Reddy said.
According to the police, Krishna had promised his girlfriend based in Chennai, that he would take her on a trip to Mumbai.
The jobless youth was getting pressure from girlfriend to visit her in Pune but due to financial problem he doesn't wanted to meet his girlfriend, so Vamsi hatched a false plan and raised hijack alarm by sending email to Mumbai Police. They immediately informed Hyderabad police commissioner M Mahender Reddy, who in turn entrusted the task to Limba Reddy's team.
On April 16, the security at worldwide airports in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai was put on maximum alert after the police forces of Maharashtra, Telangana and Tamil Nadu and the CISF were informed about a possible aircraft hijack attempt. Security at the airports had been tightened and a police investigation was launched.
In response to the threat, an Airport Security Coordination Committee meeting was held on Saturday following which the security agencies have put all the three airports on high alert.
A person from Hyderabad had sent out an email stating that she had overheard six persons planning a hijack. The email could well be a hoax, but we didn't take any chances. "A number of security measures have been put in place".
Subsequently, Mumbai police started probing the email and traced it to Hyderabad.
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