In an alarming incident, a man bearing a toy gun entered DMK Supremo Karunanidhi’s house in Chennai on February 13 and threatened his wife to give him money. The intruder had reportedly stayed overnight in the house without coming to anyone’s notice.
According to several media report, the incident took place in Karunanidhi’s Mylapore residence and the DMK chief was present in the house at the time of the burglary attempt. M Karunanidhi’s wife Rajathi Ammal has been living in the house with her daughter and DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi.
The man reportedly entered the first floor of the house without knowing that it was Karunanidhi’s house. The man held the toy gun and demanded money and jewellery from Rajathi Ammal. Shocked, Rajathi who was speaking to a relative asked him to wait and rushed downstairs to alert the police. The intruder reportedly kept the relative as captive as Karunanidhi’s wife told him that she was going to get the money. Karunanidhi’s family were not aware that the man was only carrying a toy gun.
The police officials rushed to the spot and nabbed the man. It was after the police inquiry that it was revealed that it was only a fake gun. Additional security has been deployed at Karunanidhi’s residence. The police have also launched an investigation into the entire episode. When the police asked the man how he entered the house despite the security, he said that he jumped the wall where was not much public movement.