The man had claimed he was from the army and there will be attack in Mumbai with ‘nuclear bomb’, and bombings at places like CSMT, Kurla railway station, near actor Shah Rukh Khan’s bungalow and near a gurdwara at Kharghar.

Madhya Pradesh Police have arrested a man for allegedly making a call to the Mumbai Police control room about a terror attack, which later turned out to be a hoax, an official said on Sunday.

According to Mumbai police, the man had claimed he was from the army and there will be attack in Mumbai with “nuclear bomb”, and bombings at places like the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Kurla railway station, near actor Shah Rukh Khan’s bungalow and near a gurdwara at Kharghar in neighbouring Navi Mumbai.

Jitesh Thakur (35) was arrested on Saturday on the basis of a mobile number shared by the Maharashtra Police, Jabalpur’s Additional Superintendent of Police Gopal Khandel told PTI.