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Terror case registered against Aditya Rao, says Police Commissioner Harsha

Terror case registered against Aditya Rao, says Police Commissioner Harsha

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 23, 2020 : City Police Commissioner Dr P S Harsha  has said that Aditya Rao, the accused in the case of planting an explosive device at the Mangaluru International Airport has told the police that he had visited  the Airport area  at least two to three times   on earlier occasions before planting the explosive.



Speaking to media persons here, the Commissioner said Aditya  Rao who worked at Kudla Hotel in December   was preparing bomb during holidays after procuring essential raw materials  through online. However fearing that he may be trapped, he quit the job and joined another hotel in  Karkala, the Commissioner added.

The Commissioner further said a terror  case has been registered against Aditya. He has been subjected to  medical examination, the Commissioner said adding once produced before the court, the police will appeal to seek his custody.

The remains of the explosive found at the airport has been sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory, he added.

The Commissioner said three cases of making hoax bomb calls have been filed against him. While in Chikkaballapur jail he had hatched a plan to  plant a bomb and had done enough internet search on bomb making, the Commissioner added.

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