Congress claims threat to Rahul Gandhi in Amethi


New Delhi/Amethi: The Congress has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs that laser, possibly from a sniper gun, was pointed at Rahul Gandhi at Amethi on Wednesday

The letter said the incident occurred when Rahul Gandhi, who is  protected by SPG, filed his nomination papers from Amethi for the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Prior to filing his nomination, Rahul conducted a road show in Amethi where Priyanka Gandhi was also present.

According to media reports the letter was addressed to Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

The Congress has demanded that the Centre to investigate and “neutralize the threat, if any”. The party also asked for ensuring that security personnel follow the protocol concerning Rahul’s security.

The Congress in its letter claimed that a green laser was pointed seven times at Rahul’s head.

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