Delhi Police was on Tuesday informed by their counterparts at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh about a phone call alleging that bombs were being planted at various locations in the national capital.

The phone call was received by Jabalpur SP.

It is suspected to be a hoax call. However, police is investigating the matter.

Jabalpur SP received the call on his mobile through Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) about bombs being planted at several locations in Delhi, said a senior police officer.

The SP informed the Delhi Police control room around 6.30pm, following which police has begun the task of identifying the caller, he added.