E-mail threatens blast in Delhi on I-Day

Jaipur: State and Central intelligence agencies have been put on alert after an e-mail threatening blast in Delhi on Independence Day was sent to various state chief secretaries, including Rajasthan Chief Secretary C K Mathew.

The e-mail, forwarded yesterday by one Ajay Kashyap to the chief secretaries of Rajasthan, Delhi and few other states, claimed that a man from Bihar was planning to trigger blasts in Delhi on August 15, state intelligence sources said.

The e-mail also contained specific details of the man, it claimed, would carry out the blasts, they said. Efforts are on to trace the source of the e-mail and the sender`s identity.