A Dubai-bound private carrier on Saturday received a bomb threat call, however, it turned out to be a hoax.
Following the anonymous call received at the police control room, a thorough check was undertaken by the security agencies to ascertain if any explosive items were planted in the Indigo aircraft, airport officials said.
An anonymous call was received at the police control room in this connection following which the airport police were alerted. Subsequently, security agencies began searching inside the Indigo aircraft that was ready for departure at 7.20 am with around 160 passengers, airport officials said. An enquiry has been launched to trace the caller.