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Abandoned bag creates panic at Richmond Circle

A plastic bag that was abandoned near Richmond Circle created panic for some time until the anti-sabotage team verified and confirmed it as a false alarm.

A few passers-by noticed the bag abandoned in a suspicious manner and and called the control room. The police cordoned off the area before alerting the anti-sabotage team.

The team visited the spot and after a thorough check, they termed it a false alarm. “The bag contained a few pieces of wire and a charger like device with no explosive substance. It looks like some ragpicker might have abandoned the bag,” a police officer said .

The police are now checking the CCTV camera footage from in and around the area to find out who had dumped the bag. “If this is for a mischief, necessary action would be taken,” a police officer added.


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