Delhi Police Arrests Cleric With Live Bullet at CM Arvind Kejriwal’s Residence, Probe on

This comes days after a man allegedly threw chilli powder at Kejriwal outside his office in the Secretariat. The man had packed the chilli powder in a cigarette packet.

Updated: November 27, 2018 10:00 AM IST

By News Desk

Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: A man was arrested under The Arms Act after a live bullet was seized from him during checking when he went to visit chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday. The man was among the Muslim clerics who had gone to the CM with a request to increase the salary by Waqf Board.

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The man, identified as Imran, told cops that he found the bullets in the donation of a mosque, kept it in his wallet and later forgot about it. The police are investigating the matter.

This comes days after a man allegedly threw chilli powder at Kejriwal outside his office in the Secretariat. The man had packed the chilli powder in a cigarette  packet. Following the incident, the Aam Aadmi Party had blamed both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Delhi Police accusing them of protecting the attacker.

“They all want to kill me. There would not be any CM, who has been attacked four times in two years. I have become eyesore for them,” Kejriwal had said.

Hitting out at Delhi police and Narendra Modi-led Centre,  AAP’s national spokespersons Saurabh Bharadwaj had said,“Rogue elements who are attacking the Delhi Chief Minister are backed by the BJP. They wanted to attack the Chief Minister even on the inauguration of Signature Bridge. The message from the Central Government and the Delhi Police is clear – anyone can attack the Delhi CM. The attacker will be protected by police and no action will be taken.”

Earlier, the Delhi CM was attacked with ink, shoes and slippers while campaigning for elections.

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Published Date: November 27, 2018 9:53 AM IST

Updated Date: November 27, 2018 10:00 AM IST