Madurai: A flutter was created after a time bomb packed in a parcel were received by a former activist of the banned Al-Umma terror outfit in Madurai, police said on Saturday.
Umar had received the parcel from a boy who told him that he was coming from a courier office, police said.
On opening the parcel, he found the bomb attached to a battery and informed the police.
The bomb was "sophisticated", police said, adding, bomb squad personnel defused it.
A top police official said Umar had many enemies in other terror outfits. He is being questioned to trace the boy's identity, police sources said.
With Additional Inputs from PTI