Recently many threat messages surface that suggest that there might be an impending attack by the ISIS in India. But this 20-year-old took the threat messages and tried to play along with it just to have some fun. The youngster from Madhya Pradesh called up Air India’s call centre, identifying as an ISIS member and threatened to Al flight on November 28.Also Read - Madhya Pradesh: 30 Soldiers Test Positive For Covid-19 in Mhow, Army War College in Total Lockdown
The ATS and Intelligence Bureau were asked to look into the matter post the threat call made by the youngster. Also the Mumbai Police was involved to consider the case. When the call was traced to the location in Madhya Pradesh, the boy confessed everything. Also Read - Viral Video: After Man Refuses to Take Covid Vaccine, Here's What His Friends Did Next | Watch
The 20-year-old had made the threat call through a sim card that he found abandoned. Although later he clarified that he it was a prank call and he did it for fun, he was arrested from Harda district in Madhya Pradesh. The class 12th student was produced before a local court, he has been remanded him to police custody till December 2. Also Read - International Flights: UK Relaxes Travel Restrictions For Fully Vaccinated Indians From Oct 4
A case has been registered against the 20-year-old under IPC section 505 (1)(B) (intent to cause, or which is likely to cause, fear or alarm to the public) and 502 (2) (criminal intimidation).
Earlier in this year, twice ISIS threat notes were found at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport about an impending attack in India. Many metro cities were also put on alert about the same.