Mangalore: A man claiming to be the person who kept part of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at the Mangaluru International Airport surrendered before police in Bengaluru today.
The accused has been identified as Aditya Rao.
According to sources, Rao arrived at the office of the DGP early on Wednesday morning and confessed to have planted the bomb at Mangaluru airport following which he surrendered. He has now been taken to Halasurgate police station.
Mangaluru police commissioner PS Harsha said that a team of Mangaluru police has been dispatched to interrogate the suspect and verify the details.
On Monday, a live bomb was found placed in an unattended bag near the ticket counters at the airport, creating panic. According to police, the bomb was found in the unclaimed laptop bag.