Mumbai: Security was beefed up at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday after an email threatened to blow them up.
The email, which has been traced to Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, was in impeccable English, loaded with brazen threat and mocked the police for their “inability to detect cases”, police sources said. It was sent to the official IDs of the BSE and NSE in the wee hours of Monday and claimed a bloody attack to cause maximum casualties.
Not willing to take any chance, the police beefed up security near the NSE and the BSE and frisked and searched people entering the two premises.
A police team from the Cyber Cell of the Mumbai police traced the email to a cyber caf