A man threw chilli powder at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal outdoor his office at the secretariat today, provoking outrage from his party which lashed out at the police for a “serious security lapse”.
The attacker, identified as Anil Kumar, has been taken into custody, officials said.
Arvind Kejriwal was leaving for lunch after finishing up meetings when the attack took place outside the chief minister’s chamber on the third floor, AAP lawmaker Alka Lamba said.
The accused blurt to the chief minister, took out a letter along with chilli dust from his pocket and threw it at him. The chilli powder did not go in the eyes of Arvind Kejriwal as he wears eyeglasses.
But the glasses fell and broke as the chief minister tried to duck,” said Miss Lamba.
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“The Delhi Police has again and again failed to stop reckless elements from entering the secretariat. They are doing this on the directions of the BJP that rules the centre,” she said.
Calling it a alarming attack, Mr Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party alleged the BJP had sent out word that whoever targeted the Chief Minister or his party would be protected.