Debjit Mukherjee: Security was ramped up at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence on Friday following a hoax bomb threat call. The state bomb disposal squad had carried out an extensive search after the Delhi Police control room received a call about there being a bomb inside his Kalidas Marg residence.
“The Lucknow Police carried out precautionary search and the entire stretch along the CM’s residence was sanitized by the BDS. No suspicious thing was found,” officials at Gautampalli police station said.
The police are now making efforts to trace the unknown caller.
According to the police, government officials and security staffers deployed at the CM’s residence have also been informed about the situation and urged to remain alert. Officials said that the Delhi Police would be investigating the hoax call.