22-year-old calls NSG, warns of “chemical attack” on PM Modi, arrested

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“Chemical attack” on PM Modi warned; 22-year-old youth arrested in Mumbai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy moving on a road.

The youth had procured the contact number of the National Security Guard (NSG) control room in New Delhi and warned of a “chemical attack” on the Prime Minister

The Hush Post: A 22-year-old youth from Mumbai allegedly warned of a “chemical attack” on Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling up the control room of National Security Guard (NSG) in New Delhi. The youth, who had made this call on Friday, has now been arrested.

The arrested youth has been identified as Kashinath Mandal, who works as a security guard. He was nabbed by the DB Marg Police in central Mumbai after the call was traced in the weekend, a report said.

According to the police, the accused had got the contact number of the NSG control room in New Delhi and had made a call on Friday, warning of a “chemical attack” on the Prime Minister, the report said.

“Chemical attack” on PM Modi warned; 22-year-old youth arrested in Mumbai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s convoy moving on a road. -Photo tweeted by PIB

The caller’s number was traced to Mumbai by the NSG and then they informed the Mumbai Police about it. Then Mandal, a resident of Jharkhand and living n Walkeshwar area in Mumbai was traced and arrested from the Mumbai Central Railway Station. He was about to board a Surat-bound train, the report said.

During his interrogation, Mandal reportedly told the police that his friend was recently killed in a Naxal attack in Jharkhand and in this context he wanted to meet the Prime Minister.

Mandal was produced in a court after his arrest.

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