A 25 year old man was shot and injured by Security personnel while he was trying to scale the boundary wall of India’s largest air base at Hindon , police said on Wednesday . Security at military installations in north India has been increased because of intelligence inputs of terrorist attacks terrorist. Unknown suspect later identified as Sujit kumar was shot in the leg when he ignored the warning given to him by security personnel guarding the air base. He was later handed over to the police.
After the incident all the military base were on high alert but, however police have not linked the latest incident to terrorism. Family members of Kumar said he was a drug addict, a habit he allegedly acquired during his two-year stay in Mumbai. Questioned about Sujit Kumar, senior superintendent of police HN Singh Kumar said the man is from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh and has been staying in Ghaziabad for the last couple of months.
“He had been staying at places in Delhi’s Anand Vihar and in Ghaziabad. He seems to be a drug addict… a case has been registered against him,” said Rakesh Kumar Singh, station house officer of Sahibabad police station.“I am from Anand Vihar and when I reached the air base, I wanted to sit as I was tired after walking. I generally eat and stay at religious places,” Kumar told
According to the police, Sujit first tried to enter an aircraft installation at the main entrance of the airbase and was warned by the security personnel.