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Security was today beefed up in and around the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here for the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rising Pune Supergiant in the wake of a hoax bomb scare, police sources said.
"We've have tightened the security and stepped up vigil around the stadium after we got a call of a bomb scare following the discovery of an unidentified bag. But later the it turned out to be a hoax call," the source said.
Police personnel deployed at the venue went into a frenzy after an unidentified bag was found on a bench at the bus stop near VIP gate number 1.
After searching, no explosive materials were found inside the bag.
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