A high alert sounded by Delhi Intelligence units of a terror threat in a Hyderabad theatre pushed the city police into a massive surprise checks in the twin cities.
The sleuths of Octopus (Organisation to Counter Terrorist Operations) who were pressed into service for the first time on just a threat alert, conducted checks at various places in Hyderabad. Octopus teams rushed to I-Max theatre and checked the belongings of the people.
The Hyderabad police arranged public announcements at all the main junctions in the city with public addressing system (PAS) requesting the people to be cautious about the happenings in their surrounding areas. They asked the people to inform them immediately. The bomb squad held inspections at Uppalvayi, Nzamabad railway stations following phone calls from the public.