The accused has been identified as Rameshwar Mishra, 35, a resident of Navi Mumbai.
He tried to mislead the police by showing the ID card of NSG.
However, the police suspected him and he was arrested in time.
Mumbai. The police have arrested a man for entering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public meeting in Maharashtra’s capital Mumbai on Thursday by pretending to be a soldier. Actually PM Modi was about to reach Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai on Thursday. This 35-year-old man from Navi Mumbai was also present there. The accused had tried to enter the high-security VVIP area by claiming himself to be a Naik from the Guards Regiment of the Army. Although the police suspected him, he was caught about 90 minutes before PM Modi reached there.
Giving this information, DCP Gedam Dixit of Mumbai Police said that the name of the arrested accused is Rameshwar Mishra. On January 19, around 3 pm, the officers of the Mumbai Crime Branch stopped him on the basis of suspicion. He told, ‘During PM Modi’s rally on January 19, the police suspected a person. When the police questioned him, he tried to mislead the police by showing the ID card of NSG. The police have arrested him and are investigating further.
According to the information received, along with the Mumbai Police, central agencies are also probing the matter. The agencies are trying to find out through interrogation that what was the motive of this person behind entering PM Modi’s rally like this.
In fact, just a day before PM Modi’s rally, the Mumbai Police had issued an advisory regarding security arrangements. In this advisory, there was apprehension that there might be a terrorist attack during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Mumbai.
In view of this danger, to control the crowd, instructions were given to increase the security in those areas and strict checking in the area around the Prime Minister. In such a situation, the question arises that what was the intention of this person behind entering the PM’s VVIP security zone by giving false identity in this way. Police is also trying to find out from where the accused got the fake ID card of NSG made. Along with this, efforts are also being made to find out the background of the accused.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 21, 2023, 16:32 IST