The Indian Hotel Company Ltd’s (IHCL) two Mumbai accommodations — Taj Mahal Palace and Taj Lands End — obtained menace calls on Monday evening from Pakistan. Following this, Mumbai Police beefed up its safety on the two 5 star accommodations.
The caller purportedly recognized himself to be a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative from Pakistan.
IHCL in a press release mentioned it instantly alerted the authorities on receiving these calls and is offering full assist and cooperation to the investigating businesses.
“We would like to reassure our guests and associates that all adequate steps are being taken towards the safety of the premises,” IHCL Spokesperson mentioned in a press release.
The lodge chain added that its security and safety groups have ensured that each one its protocols and tips are being adopted in the direction of safeguarding lives and belongings.
In 2008, Taj Mahal Palace and Hotel positioned in Mumbai’s Colaba, was the location of a large terror assault which noticed round 167 deaths. Taj Lands End is positioned in suburban Bandra.
Both the accommodations are shut within the wake of covid-19 outbreak. Nevertheless safety has been beefed up at and across the accommodations.