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Registrar General of Karnataka HC receives bomb threat letter, police registers FIR

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Published : Sep 21, 2019, 2:55 pm IST
Updated : Sep 21, 2019, 2:55 pm IST

The accused mentioned in the threat letter that he will blast bombs in Karnataka High Court on September 30.

An FIR has been registered in connection with a bomb threat letter to the Registrar General of Karnataka High Court by a person who claimed himself belonging to
 An FIR has been registered in connection with a bomb threat letter to the Registrar General of Karnataka High Court by a person who claimed himself belonging to "International Khalistan Support Group". (Photo: File)

Bengaluru: An FIR has been registered in connection with a bomb threat letter to the Registrar General of Karnataka High Court by a person who claimed himself belonging to "International Khalistan Support Group".

The accused identified himself as Hardarshan Singh Nagpal and the FIR was registered at Vidhana Soudha police station in Bengaluru on September 18.

The accused mentioned in the threat letter that he will blast bombs in Karnataka High Court on September 30.

The demand of Khalistan, a Pakistan-backed movement seeking a separate homeland for Sikhs in India, was completely squashed by the Indian security forces in the 1990s. Hundreds of innocent people had lost their lives due to militancy. It however still has its supporters in India and abroad.

Further investigation is underway.

Tags: karnataka high court, bomb, threat, letter, registrar
Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru