Kerala Chief Minister sustains minor injuries as glass pieces fall on foot

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016,15:46 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Malappuram | Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today suffered minor injuries on his foot when a glass pane of a door broke as some youths rushed in to take a ‘selfie’ with him at the venue of a function, 24 km from here, police said.

The incident occurred at around 11.30 AM at the ‘Shiffa’ auditorium at Perinthalmanna where a function had been got up for fresh voters. Chandy was about to leave the venue after addressing the first time voters, most of them students, when several of them rushed in to take a selfie with the Chief Minister, police said.

In the melee, a glass pane of a door broke and the pieces fell on his right foot, Perinthalmanna Circle Inspector Siddhiq said. He was treated at a private hospital for his injuries and left for Malappuram after 15 minutes, Siddhiq said, adding, no case has been registered in this connection.

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