Bangalore, May 2 UNI | 3 months ago

A CB-CID team from Tamil Nadu today arrived here and held talks with senior officials of Railway Police in connection with twin bomb blasts at Chennai yesterday in Bangalore-Guwahati train in which one girl was killed on the spot and 12 others injured.


A ten-member team led by Superintendent of Police Anbu, five Inspectors and other officials inspected the platform where Guwahati bound train halted and CCTV pictures captured about two hours before the departure of the train to Chennai. The team has also collected details like phone numbers of 74 passengers who had reserved to travel in S4 and S5 coaches.

SWR Railway Superintendent of Police Siddaramappa told UNI that the police team from Tamil Nadu was extending full cooperation and the information available was given to them. The details cannot be revealed since it may hamper investigation.

Following the incident, the Karnataka government has sounded high alert on all important installations including Airport, Bus stands, Bangalore Central and other railway stations in the state, Vidhana Soudha, the Secretariat, High Court.

Security was also beefed up at M Chinnaswamy Stadium where five IPL home matches of Royal Challengers, Bangalore (RCB) team are scheduled to be played from May 4.

(Posted on 02-05-2014)