Zoom News : Feb 07, 2022, 03:43 PM
Union Home Minister Amit Shah replied in Rajya Sabha today in connection with the firing on the vehicle of AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh. He said that Owaisi did not have any pre-determined program in Hapur district, and no information about his movement had been sent to the district control room earlier. Shah said that two unidentified men had opened fire on the convoy. Owaisi was lucky to get out safely but there were 3 bullet marks on the bottom of his vehicle. The incident was witnessed by three witnesses. Taking quick action, both the accused were arrested, two unauthorized pistols and an Alto car were recovered from them. Forensic team is doing a thorough investigation of the car and the incident site. Efforts are also on to collect evidence.Take security and put an end to our worries: Amit ShahAmit Shah further said in Rajya Sabha that we had offered security to Owaisi but he refused. Amit Shah said that he once again requests Owaisi to take the security given by the government and put an end to the concern. Shah said that on several occasions in the past, after the assessment of central security agencies, instructions have been issued by the central government to provide security to Owaisi. But Owaisi has denied this. Because of this, the efforts of Delhi Police and Telangana Police to provide security to them did not succeed.Bullets were fired on the convoyAsaduddin Owaisi's convoy was attacked a few days ago in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh. The attack took place when he was returning from Meerut to Delhi. The attackers opened fire on them near the toll plaza. Owaisi was present in the car at this time. However, after this the attackers Sachin and Shubham were also arrested, from whom 9 MAM pistol was recovered.Z security offered soon after attack but Owaisi refusedSoon after the attack on Owaisi, the Union Home Ministry increased his security. He was provided Z security. However, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi rejected this protection. On the other hand, the police say that the accused have confessed that they committed the incident out of anger by Awaisi's hate statements.Owaisi said - not afraid to dieOwaisi's statement came to the fore after the attack. He said that I am not afraid of your bullets, I am not afraid of dying. I was attacked only because I speak against you. Even if one Owaisi dies, I ask lakhs of Owaisi to give birth.