While the police have initiated a search operation, the schools informed the parents of the wards and asked them to take their wards back home.
Bengaluru: As many as six city schools Friday morning received a threat mail claiming the presence of bomb in their premises and the Bengaluru Police have deployed bomb squads, additional police and have launched an investigation into the issue by assessing the address of the email.
The schools that received the mail are Ebenezer International School in Electronics City, Indian Public School in Govindapura, St Vincent Pallotti School in Hennur, Delhi Public School in Sulakunte, Gopalan International School in Mahadevapura and New Academy School in Marathahalli.
The mail, according to the police, read, “A very powerful bomb has been planted in your school, attention is not a joke, this is not a joke, a very powerful bomb has been planted in your school, immediately call the police and sappers, hundreds of lives may suffer, including yours, do not delay, now everything is only in your hands!.”
While the police have initiated a search operation, the schools informed the parents of the wards and asked them to take their wards back home. Meanwhile, the police said all the schools have been vacated.
News agency ANI quoted Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant who said, “As of now, a bomb threat mail has been received by the schools. Local jurisdictional police are searching and checking the spots. Bomb checking squad is also on spot. Mail has been received, and our personnel will check it.”