Amethi: An Uttar Pradesh police constable lost his job after a Special Protection Group (SPG) personnel, protecting Congress president Rahul Gandhi, accused him of being drunk. The constable was removed from VIP security duty at a guest house at Musafirkhana in Amethi, where Rahul was to stay the night.Also Read - Will Consider, Says Rahul Gandhi On Request Of Senior Leaders To Become Congress President
“This all happened in confusion after the SPG, protecting the VIP in civil dress was stopped by the police constable,”Amethi Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya told PTI . Also Read - 'I am a Full-time, Hands on President': What Sonia Gandhi Told G-23 Leaders at Key CWC Meet
Furthermore he added,”The constable was sent for medical examination at the community health centre at Musafirkhana after allegations by SPG. But after the medical examination, it was confirmed that he was not drunk.” Also Read - Navjot Singh Sidhu to Continue As Punjab Congress Chief, Has Withdrawn Resignation: Harish Rawat
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is on a two-day visit to his Parliamentary constituency Amethi, beginning September 24. On Tuesday, he is expected to chair a meeting of the District Development and Monitoring Committee (earlier known as District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee) on the premises of collectorate at Gauriganj.
Union minister Smriti Irani paid two single-day visits to Amethi in the first week of this month during which she criticized the Amethi MP for his alleged negligence of Amethi.