Prime News, Nation, Ahmedabad, August 5:- Banaskantha Superintendent of Police Niraj Badgujar had claimed that the police arrested one person identified as Jayesh Darji alias Anil Rathod for allegedly throwing a stone on the car of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Banaskantha district’s Dhanera town, when he was on a visit to the flood-hit areas of Gujarat.
“We have arrested one person named Jayesh Darji alias Anil Rathod for allegedly throwing a stone at the vehicle in which Gandhi was travelling,” Badgujar added. “We have arrested Darji after his name was given by Congress members during the course of investigation,” Badgujar said.
Congress leaders claimed that he was a local office bearer of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) youth outfit. The Congress claimed that Darji was a BJP worker and was behind incident yesterday.
“Jayesh Darji is the secretary of Banaskantha district BJP Yuva Morcha. He is the man who threw the stone at Rahul Gandhi. We have also submitted names of three more persons who conspired along with Darji to throw the stone at Gandhi’s vehicle,” said district Congress general secretary, Prithviraj Kathwadia.
Gandhi escaped unhurt after some unidentified persons threw a stone at the car in which he was travelling, breaking the glass pane of the rear window of the vehicle.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)