Patna: A youth on Monday was arrested after he allegedly created ruckus and threw a slipper at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a public interaction programme here.
The accused, who accidently shares his name with Nitish Kumar, had come to meet the Bihar CM and handed over his request at ‘Janata ke Darbar mein Mukhya Mantri’ programme.
Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj, who was present at the place of the incident, told the reporters that as the youth bent down to take off his slipper, when he was spotted by posse of security men and was arrested.
The youth has been arrested and has been taken to Sachivalaya police station for detailed questioning, the SSP said.
Chief Minister Nitish too confirmed the incident and told PTI that the slipper hit him at his chest.
According to reports, the youth had created ugly scenes earlier too at the ‘Janata Darbar’ programme of senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi recently.
The grievance of the youth has not been clear yet but officials believed that he was apparently angry over the state government’s recent advisory against use of fire for cooking and hawan etc between 9 am to 6 pm to curb fire incidents.
(According to PTI inputs)