The crude bomb was recovered at around 1900 hrs (IST) last night while a show was on at the auditorium. The bomb is said to have made of amonium nitrate and kerosene. The theatre was evacuated at around 2100 hrs (IST) and a bomb detection squad defused the bomb.
“When we got the news of the bomb, we got alert and came with the force to defuse the bomb. Initially it was a difficult task but then we succeeded in the same," said DCP R D Shinde. Security is tightened in and around stadium.
However, the IPL final match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royal will be played as scheduled, said IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi.