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Chilli powder thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, cops detain suspect

However, a scuffle broke out and Kejriwal's spectacles broke

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal Photo: PTI

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind was on Tuesday attacked by a middle-aged man with chilli powder inside the

The man was waiting outside the Chief Minister's office and attacked him when stepped out, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj told IANS. "Kejriwal's eyes were not affected in the attack as he was wearing spectacles."

However, a scuffle broke out and Kejriwal's spectacles broke, a witness told IANS.

The suspect was identified as Anil Kumar Sharma and was caught by police personnel. The (AAP) called it a breach of security of the Chief Minister.

A person needs to go through a two-level security check to reach the Chief Minister's office.

First Published: Tue, November 20 2018. 15:54 IST