Chennai: A man was arrested today after he allegedly entered DMK chief M Karunanidhi's house in Chennai. Police said Rajendra Prasad, who was armed with a toy pistol, had stayed overnight at Mr Karunanidhi's CIT Colony residence and demanded money.
Reports said Mr Karunanidhi's wife Rajathiammal and their daughter, Rajya Sabha lawmaker Kanimozhi live in the house. Mr Karunanidhi, 92, was also in the house at the time.
The intruder, who broke in on Sunday night scaling the wall had pointed the toy gun at Ms Malarvizhi around Monday evening and demanded money. But she managed to alert the security personnel, who caught the intruder.
Police said Prasad spent the night and most part of the day hiding at the library on the first floor.