That bomb was lunch

Remember the post in which I expressed incredulity about the supposed bomb disposal squad in Hyderabad not wearing any protective clothing at all? Well, CNN-IBN reveals why that was so. The bomb they were defusing wasn’t a bomb at all, but “a tiffin-box full of rice.” It appears to have been a hoax, to make the cops look good, and we are told that “[t]he four police officials involved in the drama are likely to face action.”

The cops, of course, do plenty of things to make themselves look good. At least there was no human cost involved here.

(Link via email from Gautam John.)