A knife wielding man created ruckus in front of the Kerala House in New Delhi, and also allegedly tried to approach Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The Alappuzha native was immediately restrained and handed over to the police. As per initial information, it is also being said that the man could be of unsound mind.
This comes hours after a major security breach at former Jammu-Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's residence, wherein a man tried to enter his house at Bhatindi in Jammu-Kashmir. The security forces have gunned down the intruder.
As per initial information, a person onboard a Tata safari vehicle barged into Farooq Abdullah’s residence by breaking the main gate. He then rushed towards Farooq Abdullah's bedroom. Security forces were quick to respond who opened fired at and gunned down the intruder. Neither Farooq Abdullah nor Omar Abdullah was present at the residence at the time of the incident.
Reacting on the breach, SD Singh Jamwal IG, Jammu Zone said, “There was an attempt of forceful entry into the house (Farooq Abdullah's) by an individual named Murfas Shah, resident of Poonch. He forced his way through the VIP gate in an SUV. He was unarmed. Investigation is underway."
Later, the CRPF said that they gunned him down as he didn't pay heed to the warnings of the CRPF.
"He didn’t listen to warnings of CRPF. Section of 38 BN CRPF manning the gate opened fire on the vehicle. Man's body recovered & search of vehicle going on. 1 CRPF personnel received minor injuries," said a CRPF personnel.
However, even as the motive of the intrusion remains unknown, the relatives of the deceased have now been protesting outside the Abdullah residence.
Meanwhile, JKNC leader Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to react on the incident and said, “I am aware of the incident that took place at the residence my father & I share in Bhatindi, Jammu. Details are sketchy at the moment. Initial reports suggest an intruder was able to gain entry through the front door & in to the upper lobby of the house.”
He also said the security personnel are trying to ascertain the background of the person.
“Further details are awaited as the security personnel carry out the anti-sabotage checks & ascertain the background of the person who was able to force his way in to the house,” he wrote on Twitter.