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27-year-old youth arrested for making a hoax bomb threat to Actor Vijay’s residence

- November 16, 2021

Chennai, Nov 16 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu police arrested a 27-year-old youth, Bhuvaneswaran from Marakkanam in Villupuram district for making a hoax bomb threat to the residence of Actor Vijay.

During the early hours of Monday, a call was made to the master control room at the state police headquarters about a bomb placed at the residence of actor Vijay.

Police headquarters immediately deputed a team of police officers and policemen along with sniffer dogs and bomb disposal squads to the residence of Vijay at Neelakaranai in the city. On detailed examination, police found that the threat was a hoax.

Based on a complaint filed by Vijay’s manager a case was registered and police traced the mobile phone from which the threat call came as to be of Bhuvaneswaran residing at Marakkanam in Villupuram district.

He was arrested and police said that he had made similar calls and threatened to bomb the houses of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, Opposition leader Edappadi K. Palaniswamy and actors  Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith Kumar.