Bomb scare at Supreme Court turns out to be hoax (with photos)

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 21, 2017-

Police concluded that an anonymous call about a bomb planted on the Supreme Court (SC) premises in Kathmandu has turned out to be a hoax.

An unidentified person had made the call at SC's tole free number claiming explosives had been planted at the court building. Police search and bomb disposal team reached the apex court after SC staffers reported them about the phone call and conducted a thorough search.

They, however, found nothing suspicious inside the SC building.

Police said two calls were made from two separate landline numbers of Lagankhel, Latipur district. Police said they are searching for the person who made the call and claimed that they have identified the person's facial composite. 

Following the bomb scare, officials and people who reached the court were left panic-stricken. 

Published: 21-11-2017 15:23

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