Indian Hotel Company (IHCL) said it immediately alerted the authorities on receiving threatening calls from Pakistan for its two hotels in Mumbai and that it is providing full support and cooperation to the investigating agencies.
IHCL hotels Taj Mahal Palace and Taj Lands End in Mumbai received threatening calls from Pakistan on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. The caller, who threatened to blow up the two hotels, identified himself as a member of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). Both the hotels have frontline healthcare workers and some people coming under the repatriation exercise staying at the two properties currently.
“The safety of our guests and associates is of paramount importance to us. We immediately alerted the authorities on receiving these calls and are providing full support and cooperation to the investigating agencies,” IHCL said in a statement.
The hotel chain said its safety and security teams have ensured that all the protocols and guidelines are being followed towards safeguarding lives and assets.