A financial institution department in Wardha in Maharashtra was the scene of an intense drama after a person walked in masked and handed over a chunk of paper to a staffer informing that he meant to set off a bomb he was carrying if cost of Rs 55 lakh was not made in quarter-hour, the police stated on Saturday.
The incident occurred in a financial institution in Sevagram on Friday afternoon, an official stated, including that the letter claimed the “suicide bomber” was affected by a terminal ailment and wanted the cash to pay exorbitant medical payments.
“He informed the financial institution staffers that he had nothing to lose by setting off the bomb. The financial institution is located simply reverse our police station and the staffers managed to alert us even because the accused was going about threatening them,” he stated.
The person was arrested and a pretend bomb comprising a digital watch and 6 pipes full of plaster of Paris wired collectively, a knife and an air pistol have been recovered, the official stated.
“He has been recognized as Yogesh Kubade, who runs a cyber cafe. He was attempting to drag off this stunt to repay loans, and ordered the objects to create his pretend bomb on-line,” stated sub-inspector Ganesh Saykar.
A case was registered an extra probe was underway, the Sevagram police station official knowledgeable.