Suspicious object found in Red Fort

Suspicious object found in Red Fort

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Suspicious object found in Red Fort

NEW DELHI: A suspicious object has been found inside the premises of Red Fort in old Delhi created panic among the city police on Monday morning, police said

“One of the security guards deployed at the fort called up control room and informed about the suspicious object,” a senior police official told media.

“Fire tenders were also called in as a precautionay measure,” he added.

A police team was rushed to the spot and summoned a bomb disposal squad who came and verified to find that it was an old army ammunition.

“These are old hand grenades and cartridges recovered during the cleaning of a well in Red Fort,” the officer said.

Earlier, Police nabbed a wanted criminal Akbar, who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, in an encounter near Nehru Place metro station in Delhi.