The Tripura Chief Minister Shri Biplab Deb somehow managed to escape by jumping aside as a vehicle rushed past him while he was out for an evening walk.
Three men have been arrested on the charge of “attempting to murder” the Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Deb said.
The three men drove a car through the security cordon of the Chief Minister when he was out on his evening walk near his official residence at Shyamaprasad Mukerjee Lane on Thursday, they told news agency Press Trust of India.
“Mr. Deb managed to jump aside as the vehicle whisked past him, but one of his security personnel sustained minor injuries,” they added.
The security personnel of the CM while trying to apprehend the culprits and the car received minor injuries. However, the security personnel was not able to intercept the car.
The three men were arrested late on Thursday night from the Kerchowmuhani area and the vehicle has also been seized, the police said. An “attempt to murder” case has been filed against them, as reported.
They were further produced before the Court of Judicial Magistrate PP Paul on Friday and have been taken into judicial custody for 14 days.