A person was arrested on Thursday after his automobile crashed into gates of UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Downing Avenue residence in central London, Reuters reported. London Police stated a person was arrested on suspicion of harmful driving although nobody was injured within the incident.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was in his residence on the time of the incident.
“At round 16:20hrs a automobile collided with the gates of Downing Avenue on Whitehall. Armed officers arrested a person on the scene on suspicion of prison injury and harmful driving. There are not any reviews of any accidents,” police stated in a press release.
Following the incident, cordons and barricades have been positioned alongside Whitehall, a foremost highway working previous Downing Avenue the place a number of authorities departments are based mostly.
A video broadcast by the BBC exhibits a small white automobile crashing into the wrought-iron gates of Sunak’s 10 Downing Avenue residence.
Earlier this week, a 19-year-old Indian-origin man was arrested after he crashed a truck right into a safety barrier close to the White Home, the residence of US President Joe Biden.
The accused was recognized as Sai Varshith Kandula, a resident of Chesterfield, Missouri. After crashing his truck, Kandula began waving a Nazi flag.
Nobody was injured within the crash and no explosives have been discovered contained in the rented automobile.
Throughout his interrogation, he allegedly advised the authorities that he admires Nazis and wished to “seize energy” and “kill the president”. Kandula additionally stated Hitler was a “robust chief” and he admired him.
Kandula allegedly deliberate the assault for six months, along with his purpose being “get to the White Home, seize energy, and be put answerable for the nation”.
Kandula rented the truck on Monday evening instantly after flying from St. Louis to Dulles Worldwide Airport on a one-way ticket, a Secret Service agent stated in a press release.