Mumbai: Cops file FIR after threat email threatens to blow up US Consulate


The Bandra Kurla Police have registered a case against an unknown individual for allegedly sending a threatening email to the office of the US consulate general in Mumbai, stated a report in ANI. 

According to the report, law enforcement acted quickly after receiving the email, which was sent on Saturday at around 3:50 am from the address

According to police officers at the Bandra-Kurla police station, an inquiry is presently under progress into the allegations made against the unidentified sender under sections 505(1)(b) and 506(2) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the report added.

According to police sources, the email was supposedly sent by an absconding US citizen who threatened to detonate bombs at the American consulate and injure all US citizens present, ANI reported.

As the inquiry continues, more information about the situation is expected.

Meanwhile, in an incident, a complaint has been filed against two people in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, for allegedly causing a businessman to lose Rs 28.53 lakh in a light diesel oil supply scam, according to police sources on Sunday, 

According to a police complaint filed by the 31-year-old businessman, during a period of non-production at his chemical company in Taloja, a former employee and a vendor worked together to obtain light diesel oil for the company without the necessary licence, reported PTI. 

According to the report, the oil obtained through this unauthorised method was later sold, resulting in considerable financial benefits for the accused and a loss of Rs 28,53,076 to the businessman`s Nashik-based organisation, according to a Taloja police official.

The alleged fraudulent operations occurred between March 2022 and September 2023, according to the businessman, the PTI report further stated.

According to the report, based on the complaint, authorities filed a case against the former employee and the vendor on Saturday under sections 420 (cheating) and 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code, according to the police.

In another incident from Navi Mumbai, four persons were booked for defrauding a Nerul resident of Rs 17 lakh; the accused persons had siphoned off the money using fraudulent share trading scheme. 

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