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Cab rams wall of Kiren Rijiju's residence, driver arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A taxi driver has been arrested here after he allegedly rammed his vehicle into the wall of Union minister Kiren Rijiju's official residence in Lutyens' Delhi, police said today.

A personnel, guarding the house of the Minister of State for Home Affairs, suffered injury in the incident that occurred on Saturday, they said.

The driver has been identified as Abhishek, a resident of sector 110, and police said he was in an inebriated condition when he rammed the vehicle into the wall of Rijiju's residence on Krishna Menon Marg.

On a complaint by the injured constable, Saurabh Kumar Gautam, a case was registered at Tughlak Road police station.

Officials said the vehicle ramming into the house in the high-profile area had sent security personnel in a tizzy.

The driver was accompanied by a woman, they said, adding his medical examination has confirmed that he was drunk.

He has been arrested, police officials said.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 00:22 IST