Jalandhar: Panic spread in BSF colony, after reports of a bomb like object, which later turned out to be a ‘hoax’ was found hanging from the main gate of a house on Friday evening.
The bomb like object with a timer and electricity wires was found from the house of Satish Mittal, a Ghee trader from Imam Nasir market of the city.
No sooner the reports surfaced, police reached kothi no 45 of the BSF colony with dog squad and forensic experts to thwart any untoward incident. The area was cordoned off by the police as a precautionary measure.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) Jasbir Singh and ACP Surinder Pal seized the bomb like object, which was later confirmed to be a hoax only.
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