Delhi: Man arrested for threatening to blow up Red Fort, works at a hotel in Paharganj

A man who allegedly threatened to blow up Red Fort was arrested by the police today.

The man has been identified as Mehroop and worked as a front-office manager at a hotel in Delhi’s Paharganj area.

Officials of Delhi Police’s Special Cell and other investigating agencies are questioning him.

During a telephone conversation with a resident of Delhi’s Rohini area, the accused allegedly threatened to blow up Red Fort.

Following the alleged threat, the Rohini resident dialled 100 and informed the police about the conversation.

As of now, the accused is being questioned by the local police as well as officials of Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Special Cell at the Paharganj police station.