A suspicious object was found inside the Red Fort on February 6. Reports say that a bomb disposal squad and fire tenders have rushed to the spot identified it as old Army ammunition.
A police officer commented on the event and informed, “these are old hand grenades and cartridges recovered during the cleaning of a well in Red Fort.”
Meanwhile, the area around the Red Fort has been sealed off and officials have been deployed to prevent any untoward incident from taking place. Police officials have asked the people not to panic.
Earlier, Police nabbed a wanted criminal Akbar, who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, in an encounter near Nehru Place metro station in Delhi.
Also there were reports of an intelligence input that seven terrorists have managed to get army uniform worn by the personnel of captain and subedar rank.
“Seven terrorists have been seen outside Chakri and Gurdaspur border posts. The group has acquired combat ranks of captain and subedar of Indian Army, which are likely to be worn after infiltration,” said the alert from Amritsar.
Following the alert, security was beefed up across Punjab as well as Delhi.