Mangaluru, Jan 21: The city police arrested the auto driver of the auto-rickshaw allegedly used by the suspect to place the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Mangaluru International Airport.
The identity of the auto driver is yet to be ascertained.
The police are currently interrogating the auto driver to obtain details about the suspect, according to reports.
The IED recovered from a bag at the airport was defused in an open field by the personnel of the bomb disposal squad yesterday.
The visuals of the suspect have also been shared by the police for his identification.
IED at Mangaluru Airport: Cops interrogating auto-rickshaw driver?