No security threat to Wankhede stadium: Mumbai police

The city police on April 13 said there was no security threat to the Wankhede Stadium in South Mumbai during the ongoing IPL cricket matches.

Police said a “fake news” was being circulated since April 12 about the threat to the stadium. “There is no specific intelligence input about the threat to Wankhede Stadium during the IPL matches,” Mumbai police spokesperson DCP Manjunath Singe said.

Mumbai police has been taking and will always take highest possible security measures to keep the city safe, he added. Police urged the people not to believe in rumours and
fake news.

Mumbai Indians will take on an out-of-sorts Rajasthan Royals in a day game here on April 13. The home team is eyeing their fourth win on the trot.