Menon, who on Wednesday was handed to the airport police for further probe, was produced before a holiday court and was remanded in custody till Thursday. He would be produced before a regular court on Thursday.
Menon had on November 10 called up the airline office and told them that there was a bomb on the Mumbai-Delhi Go airways flight 343. Menon, 44, of Vile Parle, who is an Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (AMIE) profession, works as a software programmer for various national and international universities in virtual e-classes.
Crime branch sources said Menon had made the hoax call because they were business rivals. Menon wanted to teach Parikh a lesson because of which he called the Go Air office and told them that there was a bomb on board. He also told the police he never thought the incident would take such a serious turn.