Arvind Kejriwal Attacked With Chilli Powder inside Delhi Secretariat

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NEW DELHI: A man threw chilli powder at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal outside his office at the Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday afternoon. The attacker, identified as 40-year-old Anil Kumar Sharma, and was just another face among the thousands who drop by to get their grievances redressed everyday.

Sharma had a letter in one hand and chilli powder in the other. He had packed the chilli powder was in a gutka packet. Criticising the attack, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said, “Today just the CM’s glasses fell to the floor and broke, it is still an unacceptable security lapse nonetheless.

Arvind Kejriwal was leaving for lunch after finishing up meetings when the incident took place outside his chamber. Sharma was charged under different IPC section of 186 (obstructing public servant), 353 (assault), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant) and 506 (criminal intimidation).

 

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