Bomb threat to Rajinikanth’s Chennai house; police launch search operation
First Published 18, Jun 2020, 4:58 PM
Chennai Police are currently leading a search operation at superstar Rajinikanth’s Poes Garden residence after receiving an unidentified bomb threat
An unidentified phone caller claimed to have placed bombs at south Indian film superstar Rajinikanth’s Poes Garden house in Chennai. The call turned out to be a hoax, according to media reports on Thursday (June 18).
Reports said within minutes of the call, Chennai police arrived and performed search operations at Rajinikanth’s residence. No explosives were found.
The Times of India website said the prankster called the 108 ambulance control room and said bombs were planted at the actor’s house. He had called at 10.30 am, the portal reported.
Sniffer dogs and bomb detectors were also being used to search the entire place. Not just that, hundreds of fans of the Kabali star crowded outside his residence after seeing the news on local TV news channels.
Rajinikanth was last seen in AR Murugadoss’ directorial Darbar, which had Nayanthara as the female lead. The film also had Bollywood star Suniel Shetty as the main antagonist along with Prateik Babbar, Nivetha Thomas and Yogi Babu in supporting roles.