In a bizarre case that has emerged, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) today nabbed an 18-year-old man.
The man is said to have been arrested for making several calls to US’ Miami airport and threatening to blow it up, as per local police.
It emerged in the probe, said police officials, that the accused had purchased Bitcoins worth USD 1,000 and was probably cheated .
He did lodge a complaint with the FBI in the United States but is still waiting for a proper response, it was informed.
It was then, police said, that the accused made several calls to the Miami airport and threatened to attack it.
“I will come with AK-47, grenade, suicide belt and kill everyone,” the man said in his calls.
The threat calls to the Miami Airport were made using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
Repeated calls were made between October 2 and October 31, the senior police officer said.
The UP Anti-Terror Squad, addressed a press conference confirming the incident, but did not disclose the identity of the accused.>