Man hurls shoe at Nitish, arrested

Patna: A man hurled a shoe at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a function at his native Bhakhtiyarpur in Patna district today, after which he was arrested.

The man, identified as P K Rai, was arrested for hurling a show towards the chief minister while a function was on at Bhaktiyarpur, Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said.

The shoe fell short of the dais and the man was caught immediately by police.

He hails from Samastipur district and initial questioning revealed that he was angry for non-redressal of his complaint.

The arrested man was kept at Bhakhtiyarpur police station for detailed questioning.

The chief minister continued with the programme despite the incident.

Bhakhtiyarpur is the chief minister’s native place.