In a safety scare for Union House Minister Amit Shah in Mumbai, a person pretending to be a house ministry officer got here near the chief and roamed freely in restricted areas earlier than he was caught.
Amit Shah ended his two-day go to on Tuesday however reviews of the incident emerged at the moment.
The arrested man, Hemant Pawar, is believed to be the non-public secretary of an Andhra Pradesh MP.
He allegedly hovered round Amit Shah for hours, sporting a house ministry I-card.
The police mentioned he posed as an officer overseeing safety preparations.
He was at two occasions that Amit Shah attended and was additionally seen outdoors the houses of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis.
A house ministry official who grew suspicious knowledgeable the Mumbai Police, who then questioned Pawar.
The police additionally learnt that his identify was not on the listing of the House Minister’s safety staff.
Pawar was arrested. He has been despatched to police custody for 5 days.
Mr Shah visited Mumbai for the primary time after Eknath Shinde turned Maharashtra Chief Minister on July 30 following a break up within the Shiv Sena.