Abhinav Prakash informed the police that he fabricated a bomb threat so his friends could have additional time with their girlfriends, who were leaving Delhi on a SpiceJet flight.
Abhinav Prakash, a 24-year-old Dwarka resident, for falsely reporting a bomb threat before a SpiceJet flight to Pune could take off. Prakash confessed to the police that he made the fake bomb call so his friends could have more time with their girlfriends who were departing from Delhi on the same SpiceJet flight.
FAKE BOMB CALL ON SPICEJET FLIGHT
On Thursday, a SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Pune was forced to halt operations after receiving a bomb threat from an anonymous caller. The flight, which was scheduled to depart at 9:30 pm, was immediately taken to an isolation bay and all passengers and their luggage were searched by the CISF. The plane was also thoroughly inspected after all 182 passengers and crew members were removed. The security manager of SpiceJet, Varun Kumar, filed a police report after the aircraft was secured and no suspicious items were found.
The police were able to trace the call back to a specific phone number, which they traced to Abhinav Prakash, a resident of Dwarka. They then conducted a raid on his residence and arrested him in connection to the case.
Abhinav Prakash revealed that his friends Rakesh aka Bunty and Kunal Sehrawat recently went to Manali and befriended two local women. The two girls were on a SpiceJet flight to Pune but Prakash’s friend told him he wanted to spend more time with his girlfriend and asked him to make a plan to reschedule the flight. rice farm. The three friends then came up with a plan to make a fake bombshell call to SpiceJet’s call center in hopes of canceling the flight. Prakash then called SpiceJet on his cell phone and wrote this message: “There is a bomb on Flight SG-8938.” When SpiceJet officials tried to contact him, he didn’t answer the phone.
Prakash then called a woman who was on the flight and when he learned that the flight might have been delayed or canceled, he started celebrating. Abhinav Prakash’s friends fled home upon learning of his arrest and are now on the run from the police. Police are currently looking for the two. Prakash has been employed as a British Airways trainee at his DLF Qutub Plaza in Gurugram for the past seven months.