The accused Vasanth Sherigar (33) from Thundugudde, Karkala called the former Airport Director Vasudeva and threatened of planting a bomb in the airport. Vasudeva immediately informed the airport authorities about the call. The airport authorities informed the Bajpe police and also checked the entire airport.
According to sources, Vasanth is working in a hotel and on August 19, he had called to former Airport Director as he planting a bomb in the airport terminal.
The CCB police carried out the operation along with the Bajpe and Hebri Police and arrested Vasanth from Mudradi, Karkala.