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Delhi Police arrest cleric caught with bullet while visiting CM Kejriwal

File photo: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Nov 27, 2018, 09.44 AM (IST)

Delhi Police have arrested a man caught with a bullet in his pocket during his visit to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday morning. 

The man, identified as Imran, told police that he found the bullet in the donation given to a mosque, kept it in his wallet and later forgot about it, news agency ANI reported. 

Imran meanwhile has been arrested under the Arms Act.

"He's a caretaker at Baoli masjid in Karol Bagh. He says someone had dropped it in donation box 2 months back. He didn't inform police&carried it with intention of throwing it away: ADCP Harinder Singh," the police said.

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According to reports, he was among the clerics who had gone to the CM with a request to increase Waqf Board salaries.

The incident comes just a week after a man threw red pepper powder at him inside the Delhi Secretariat last Tuesday.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, last Wednesday, reacted to the chilli powder attack, stating that it was not the first time when he was being attacked. 

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Kejriwal added that the attacks on him on are not a minor issue and that he thinks those are being ordered

"I've been attacked four times in two years. It's not a minor issue. These attacks aren't taking place, they're being ordered," Kejriwal said. 

He said that these attacks are aimed at taking his life.