Bengaluru metro was put on high alert on Monday (6 May) evening after a man dressed in a white kurta and wearing a skull cap refused to cross the security check at the Majestic metro station after he was suspected of carrying a prohibited item, reports Indian Express.
Describing the events, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) spokesperson, Yashwant Chavan said, “A security personnel was checking a man with a hand-held metal detector when the machine started to beep, that’s when the personnel tried to question the suspicious man but he walked away to the exit gate without revealing the object which had triggered the beep. We had registered a complaint with the police and they are investigating the incident.”
Since the unfortunate event, Bengaluru Police and the Karnataka State Industrial Security Force (KSISF) have been directed to strictly enforce security measures at BMTC, KSRTC and railway stations in Majestic area.
“While the suspected man was passing through the metal detector, the security person noticed the beep sound when he tried to question him he left the place. Now our team is working to trace this person,” said Ravi D Channanavar, DCP Bengaluru.
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