Mumbai: Four 5 star hotel have received a bomb threat over email, the sender of the e-mail claimed to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba, Mumbai police said on Wednesday.
The emails that four of the Mumbai hotels received were generated by their websites after the sender wrote the threat messages in the comments section. The police said the sender demanded bitcoins as ransom. The subject of the emails read: “Lashkar-e-Taiba wants the management of your hotel.
The investigation of the case is being taken care of and according to reports, the anti-terrorism squad (ATS) and crime branch officials also conducted parallel inquiries. The Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) have also been deployed in the premises of the hotels.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operation) Pranay Ashok said that the anti-sabotage check of these hotels was conducted in the presence of the local police, but nothing suspicious was found there.