The person was arrested immediately by personnel from the Special Protection Group (SPG) and was found to be carrying a .32 bore revolver and was caught hovering around the second ring of Rahul's high security cordon. He is believed to have been carrying a licenses pistol and aged around 40.
The man, Harikishan Sharma was nabbed at around 8:30am by the SPG and was later handed over to the Uttar Pradesh Police after questioning. Local sources revealed that he hailed from Tappal village, but police have verified that he was from Udaipur in UP. He is believed to be a Congress worker.
Rahul Gandhi had resumed his third day of padayatra with this security breach happening two hours after he resumed the foot march on Thursday.