Amit Shah Reacts to Security Breach at Priyanka Gandhi's Residence After SPG Withdrawal, Says Inquiry Ordered
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New Delhi, December 3: The security breach at Priyanka Gandhi’s Lodhi Estate house was a "coincidence" of Indian National Congress leader arriving at the same time when Rahul Gandhi was expected, Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Taking note of the incident, a high-level probe has been ordered and three officials responsible for the breach has been suspended, Shah said replying to a debate on Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Security breach at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Residence After SPG Cover Withdrawn.

The Home Minister explained that on November 25, Rahul Gandhi was going to come over at Priyanka Gandhi's residence in black SUV, but at the same time, another Black SUV drove in, which had Meerut Congress leader Sharda Tyagi and three other people. Know All About The Amendment Legislation and Why Opposition Protested Against It.

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"The car and timing were same, such was the coincidence. That's why the car with Sharda Tyagi went in without security check. Then also, we've ordered a high-level probe and suspended three officers responsible for the breach," Amit Shah said.

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The SPG cover of Gandhi family members- Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra- was withdrawn recently after Centre decided to downgrade it to Z-plus. "Security from Gandhis was withdrawn after the threat assessment analysis even before bringing this bill," Amit Shah said.