Man threatens Karunanidhi's wife with toy gun, detained

The intruder held Ammal's relative as a hostage, but freed her after police arrived, and subsequently he was nabbed.

Man threatens Karunanidhi

A miscreant was nabbed by police from the residence of DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Rajathi Ammal in Chennai after the man demanded money and jewellery from the Karunanidhi's wife by showing a toy gun.

According to a report in Press Trust of India, the man walked up the first floor of the CIT colony residence of Ammal who was living with her daughter and DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi. pointed the toy gun and demanded money and


The man pointed the toy gun and demanded money and jewellery, DMK party sources told news agency.

When the man pointed the toy gun and demanded money, Ammal who was at that time talking with a woman relative, told the man to wait as she would bring money. Later, she went downstair and called the police.The intruder held Ammal's relative as

The intruder held Ammal's relative as a hostage but freed her after police arrived, and subsequently, he was nabbed.

When he threatened Ammal and her relative, none knew that the firearm was actually a toy gun. It was known only after a police inquiry.