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Shocking! Gujarat school owner received bomb in a gift; here’s what happened next with him

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 October 2018, 9:57 IST
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A shocking incident took place in Rajkot district of Gujarat where a private school owner has received a surprise gift on Wednesday and when he opened it, he found a bomb in it.

Yes, Rajkot's school owner received a ‘parcel bomb’, however, it was successfully destroyed by the police, said, official.

Now, Police are looking for the unidentified gift sender. As per the reports, the bomb was made with gelatin sticks and detonators switch. The bomb was packed in a gift box and it was delivered by a courier at Shri Krishna School. It is run by Vitthal Dobaria in Upleta town which is 320 km from here, on 12th October.

The owner immediately alarmed the police after receiving the parcel in the context of the suspicious.

However, the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad destroyed the bomb in the early Wednesday morning in a ‘controlled blast’, district Superintendent of Police Balram Meena told PTI.

“We suspect that the person who delivered the gift box was not a courier boy, as he did not follow the usual procedures of courier firms. The sender had written on the box that he was a former student of the school and sending the gift to thank Dobaria for his support,” said Meena.

The sender had requested Dobaria to open the box on 14th October but he opened it on Tuesday night, in which he found suspicious items, therefore, he alerted the Police.

-With PTI inputs

 

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First published: 18 October 2018, 8:48 IST
 
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