Bomb threat to Secretariat

The city police are still on the search for an anonymous caller who informed the control room that bombs would go off at the State Secretariat here and at the residences of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam yesterday.

The call was made to control room at the Old Police Commissionerate at 5.50 pm Wednesday. The caller however did not reveal his identity. He claimed that a bomb would explode at the Secretariat building as the State government voted in favour of the Citizen Amendments Act in the Parliament.

Before ending the call he said that bombs were planted at the houses of Chief Minister and deputy CM as well.