Man detained while trying to enter Parl with knife

Indian Parliament in New Delhi. (DH File Photo)

A 26-year-old man was detained while he was allegedly trying to enter the Parliament House with a knife on Sept.2, police said.

Sagar, a resident of Laxmi Nagar area of Delhi, was detained from gate number 1 of the Parliament around 10.45 am while he was carrying a knife in his hand, the police said.

"He was immediately overpowered and handed over to the police. There is no security threat found in his actions so far," Eish Singhal, deputy commissioner of police (New Delhi), said.

The DCP said the man appeared to be mentally disturbed about some issues. His joint interrogation is underway by the special cell and the police. 

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