WION Web Team Delhi, India
Nov 27, 2018, 09.44 AM
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.
A live cartridge was found in pocket of one of the men. We arrested him (pic 2). 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 pic.twitter.com/wQkaE5oG8h
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.
I've been attacked 4 times in 2 yrs. It's not minor issue.These attacks aren't taking place,they're being ordered.Humlog inki aankhon ka roda ban chuke hain.Yelog milke mujhe marwana chahte hain. Ye baar-baar humlogo ke upar hamle karwa rahe hain: Delhi CM on chilli powder attack pic.twitter.com/vT4BW8Jshg