Threat to blow up Karnal rly station


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KARNAL: Security was stepped up at Karnal and Panipat railway stations on Friday after receiving a bomb threat letter from Bhindranwale Commando Force.

The outfit threatened to blow up two railway stations and religious places on June 10 if the six accused arrested for the bomb attack on the cavalcade of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh near Nilokheri on February 2 were not released by June 8.

The letter addressed to the superintendent of the Karnal railway station was delivered at GRP post of Karnal police station on Thursday morning. The letter in Hindi bears the stamp of Phagwara post office.

It is reported that the GRP have registered a case. Speaking to TOI, Haryana DGP RS Dalal said, "Due to the dera controversy, the Babbar Khalsa is a matter of worry for us." When asked whether the security of the CM and governor had been beefed up, he said, "all steps have taken."