Man arrested for trying to sneak into Rahul Gandhi’s convoy

Sultanpur: A man allegedly in an inebriated state tried to sneak into the convoy of Rahul Gandhi here on Friday and was arrested.

Rahul was on his way from airport to attend a meeting at Vikas Bhawan when Mewalal approached the convoy and was immediately taken into custody by the police.

Inspector, Sultanpur Kotwali, Virendra Singh said Mewalal was in an inebriated state.

An FIR was also lodged against a dozen members of the Vyapar Mandal (traders' association) who tried to raise slogans when Rahul was on his way to attend the meeting.

The members of the Mandal fled from the scene when police tried to nab them, Singh said.