New Delhi: A man armed with a knife attempted to barge inside Kerala House here on Saturday at a time when Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was present inside the premises. He was brought down by cops.
According to news agency ANI, police officials said the man screamed as he attempted to enter the main building and that he had a knife on him. He was taken down by several security personnel and pinned to the ground.
Security personnel have said that the accused is mentally unstable and have sent him to the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.
#WATCH: Man tries to barge inside Kerala House in Delhi with a knife. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was present inside. Police says, 'the man is 80% mentally unstable & has been sent to Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences'. pic.twitter.com/j2frHaYBUY
— ANI (@ANI) August 4, 2018
This is the second instance of someone attempting to breach VIP security blanket after a man drove his SUV into the residence of former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah. While it is reported that the man was unarmed, he even managed to enter the residence before being shot dead. (Read full report here)