Police have arrested the accused who made the false call of bomb in Spice Jet’s Delhi-Pune flight number SG-8938 on Thursday. The accused works as a Trainee Ticketing Agent of British Airways. The accused revealed during interrogation that he had given false information about the bomb to stop his friends’ girlfriends in Delhi. She was going to Pune by plane. Police is looking for both the friends of the accused involved in the incident. On Thursday evening, Spice Jet’s call center received information about a bomb being planted in the aircraft. After this the security agencies became alert.
On information about the matter, the CISF and Delhi Police deployed in the security of the airport reached the spot and brought down the passengers on board the plane. The aircraft was then towed away from the runway to the shore and searched. No explosives were found in the aircraft during the search. The police termed the information as a rumor and started looking for the person who gave the false information.
During the investigation, the police team put the number from which the information was given on surveillance. In the investigation, it was found that this mobile number belongs to Abhinav Prakash. After this, the police team raided the house of the accused in Dwarka Sector 22 and arrested him.
Girls met in Manali
During interrogation, the accused told that his two friends Kunal and Rakesh had gone to Manali in the past. Where he got acquainted with two young women. Both the women were going to Pune on a Spice Jet flight on Thursday. Abhinav’s friends told him that he wanted to spend more time with his female friend. In such a situation, something has to be done so that the flight gets delayed.
The accused did not respond when contacted by Spice Jet
After this, the three planned to give false information about the presence of a bomb in the plane. Abhinav Prakash called from his mobile and informed the call center of Spice Jet about the bomb in the plane. SpiceJet tried to contact Abhinav, but he did not respond to calls.