As per the latest reports, Mumbai Police has increased security at two Taj hotels in Colaba and Bandra after getting a threat call from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative from Pakistan.
According to Mumbai Police, two separate calls were made to both the hotels on Tuesday around 12.30 am. As per reports, 4 security personnel of the Pakistan Stock Exchange were killed by four terrorists in Karachi on Monday.
Mumbai Taj hotels received threat calls from LeT
After the threat calls, Mumbai Police increased security and Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs) and counter-terrorism units have been deployed at both the properties. As per reports, the first call was made at Colaba property around 12:30 pm which was attended by a hotel employee and later similar call was recived by Bandra West property.
As per Mumbai police, both the calss were made with the same number and cyber cell officials are investigating the same. It should be noted that both Taj hotels are closed beacuse of ongoing coronavirus pandemic but strict action will taken against the callers.
The caller gave a threat to blow up the hotel which was similar to November 26, 2008 incident.