Chennai: Police went into a tizzy here following an anonymous bomb threat to the office; of Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer, but a search revealed no suspicious item.
The officials scanned the office of CEO Satyabrata Sahoo for any suspicious substance after an anonymous letter received there warned that a bomb would go off, police said.
“It (the letter) contained a brief; sentence in Tamil saying- bomb will go off’, the police said.
Following the threat. Fort police personnel inspected the premises and held investigations, they said;
Even as the police were carrying out the search. Sahoo was in a meeting with district electoral officers (DEOs) and returning officers (ROs) ahead of the May 23 counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha elections and assembly bypolls in the state.
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