The Hotel Leela in Gurgaon Receives Bomb Threat Call: Panic Triggered

What , When, By whom

The  Hotel Leela in Gurgaon received a bomb threat call on 13th September, Tuesday. Also, the call was received at the hotel’s reception desk at around 11:55 a.m., triggering panic at the premises. However, the Hotel Leela is located on the Delhi-Gurugram border. 

Moreover, the information about the bomb threat in the Leela Ambience Hotel & Residences came to the Hotel’s Landline Operator. According to sources, an undiscovered individual called the Hotel’s Reception. A male voice said a bomb would explode in the Ambience mall in Gurgaon. The caller in his 15-second call said a bomb was planted at the Leela Ambience Hotel & Residences in Gurgaon.

Immediate Steps Taken

The hotel staff informed the police and security agencies. The police was immediately alerted after which a dog squad and Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) rushed to the Hotel Leela in Gurgaon and evacuated people from the hotel.

Then, the BDDS checked the entire hotel and its surroundings and a search operation is currently underway.

What the Police said?

Vikas Kaushik, ACP, DLF Police, told the media immediately after the call that a team of police officers with a bomb squad had arrived at the scene and investigation was currently in progress. At approximately 11:55 a.m., an unidentified person called the hotel’s reception desk. “A male voice stated that a bomb would ignite in the Ambience Mall,” according to sources.

According to a senior police officer, the threat call to the Hotel Leela was made from a phone number that had been turned off. In addition, the hotel increased the number of security staff after receiving the call.

Conclusion

In conclusion, after Gurugram police conducted a one-and-a-half-hour search operation it was found that the bomb information was wrong. The hoax or fake call was received by Hotel Leela in Gurgaon. However, the unidentified caller is still missing. The police officers are looking for the culprit of the situation.

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