Man arrested for fake bomb attack scare near Shah Rukh Khan's Mumbai residence

Man arrested for fake bomb attack scare near Shah Rukh Khan's Mumbai residence

The man threatened to bomb several sites in the city with 'nuclear bombs'.
11 Jan, 2022

The Indian police arrested a hoax caller for threatening to blow up several locations in Mumbai, including a railway station near Bollywood mega star Shah Rukh Khan’s residence Mannat.

According to Times of India, a man has been detained in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh for making a bomb threat call to the Mumbai police on January 6. The caller identified himself as "Jitesh Thakur" from the Indian Army and threatened an attack in Mumbai at various places with the use of "nuclear bombs", including the Kurla railway station near Khan's bungalow Mannat.

The call forced bomb detection and disposal squads to comb several vicinities near Khan's bungalow, however, nothing suspicious was found during the search.

The 35-year-old caller was arrested on January 8 through a mobile number shared by the Maharashtra Police, Jabalpur’s Additional Superintendent of Police Gopal Khandel told Press Trust of India, according to India Today. The accused, who is believed to be unemployed and a habitual drinker, has been detained in jail.

According to Pinkvilla, Khan’s residential bungalow (called Mannat) is a landmark in the city. His fans have made it a tradition to gather outside Mannat on his birthday every year, prompting Khan to make make an appearance and wave to them from the balcony of his residence.


Anwar Jan 11, 2022 03:38pm
I'm perplexed how Shahrukh became such an important part of this news item?
Recommend (0) Jan 11, 2022 03:40pm
that is good security :)
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Fastrack Jan 11, 2022 04:13pm
What a country!
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E-Mad Jan 11, 2022 04:27pm
indians are a weird specie
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Fact Jan 11, 2022 04:31pm
Kurla station and house of SRK is 15 km apart.
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Aftab Jan 11, 2022 08:28pm
Muslims are going through so much pain in India and world is oblivious.
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Jawwad Jan 11, 2022 08:32pm
Let's start with the Khans and work your way up to Kapoors.
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Hilla-le-pakistan Jan 11, 2022 09:30pm
@Aftab do want them? We can send, but only 250 million
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Mian Saheb of Adiala Jan 11, 2022 09:35pm
Who is he and is he in news?
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Savio de Souza Jan 11, 2022 10:00pm
@Anwar totally agree with you
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Ibrahim S Jan 11, 2022 11:56pm
@Fact - who People know more , Kurla station or SRK
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Rami Jan 12, 2022 12:19am
SRK should seriously consider ounce his son gets free from legal mess to move his family out of India until they get a educated PM ! Education matter, it gives a world view!
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