Staff Reporter

PALAKKAD: The Mannarkad police on Friday arrested two youths, Ajayan, son of Ayappankutty, Kadamkode House, Kalladikode, near Mannarkad; and Nizar of Kannamangalam, Mannarkad; on the charge of making a call threatening to bomb the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) at 11 a.m. on Friday. The call was received at the CMO at 10 a.m.

The Cantonment police traced the call to the Mannarkad area in Palakkad district.

The Palkkad police traced the caller with the help of the Cyber Cell here.

The SIM card was to be in the name of Nizar.

However, he told the police that his SIM card was used by Ajayan.

Questioning

The police also took into custody six youths who are close friends of the accused

The arrested youths would be handed over to the Cantonment police on Saturday for further investigation.

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