Security breach at Priyanka Gandhi's residence last week, people entered home to take selfies
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: A major security breach occurred at the residence of Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in central Delhi’s high-security Lodhi Estate last week.
News agency ANI quoted sources saying that unknown people had entered the premises of the Congress leader on an SUV without permission and asked for selfies.
Sources added that the Congress has filed a complaint with the CRPF in this regard and an inquiry is being conducted into the alleged security breach.
IANS said the incident, reported to have occurred five days back, was confirmed by Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra. Asked if they were party men or somebody else, he said: "They were not from the party... this is a serious matter, a complete breach of security norms."
At around 2 pm on November 26, a black Scorpio SUV drove towards Priyanka Gandhi's residence and as a meeting was going on in her office, her aide came out and enquired what they wanted.
The car occupants, comprising two men, three women and a child, said they just wanted to have a photo clicked with Priyanka Gandhi.
When Priyanka Gandhi's office enquired about the breach from the CRPF, which is now responsible for her security, they said that access to the residence is controlled by the Delhi Police and a blame game began, an aide said.
The government had removed SPG security from interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, her son and former party chief Rahul Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and they were instead provided Z Plus security by the CRPF.
The government told Parliament that this is not vendetta politics but the security had been withdrawn after due diligence. The SPG Act has also been amended to only provide SPG cover to the Prime Minister.
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