Amit Shah in RS urges Owaisi to accept Z security cover, says convoy attack being probed

By | February 7, 2022

Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha said that he urges Asaduddin Owaisi to accept the security given to him by the Centre.

Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha urged Asaduddin Owaisi to accept Z security cover. (Photo: ANI)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday urged All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi to accept the Z category security provided by the Center after the recent attack on his convoy.

In his statement in the Rajya Sabha, Shah said that a detailed investigation is going on and a report has been sought from the state government.

“Two persons have been arrested and police have recovered a car and two pistols. Forensic team is probing the incident and Uttar Pradesh Police is interrogating both the people.”

Further, Shah said that since Owaisi has refused to accept the security cover, he requests the AIMIM MP to accept the security provided to him by the central government.

“They have been provided with bullet proof car as well as Z category CRPF security cover in Delhi on all India basis,” Shah said.

Asaduddin Owaisi’s convoy attacked

On 3 February, when Owaisi was on his way back to Delhi after an election program in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Three-four rounds of bullets fired on Owaisi’s car At a toll plaza in Meerut. He fled without any injuries.

Two people have been arrested for firing at Owaisi’s car at the toll plaza.

The police have arrested two people Sachin and Shubham in the case. According to the Additional Superintendent of Police in Hapur, the main accused Sachin Pandit had opened fire. A 9 mm pistol was recovered from him.

During police interrogation, the accused Sachin said that he had fired “with intent to murder”. He has claimed himself to be a member of the BJP.

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