Man overpowered by guards after firing gun in Mumbai's Reserve Bank of India building

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Updated: Apr 5 2013, 15:29pm hrs
GunshotsGunshots fired in RBI building in Mumbai. (Reuters)
A man armed with an airgun tried to enter the fortified headquarters of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) here this afternoon and fired from his weapon on being stopped but was soon overpowered, official sources said.

The yet-to-be-identified intruder tried to enter the Mint Road headquarters of the central bank at around 4:15 pm.

An RBI spokesperson said the security personnel captured the man who fired a shot in the melee.

Nobody was, however, harmed in the firing.

The MRA Marg Police said the man is being questioned. Details about the trespasser's identity and his motive behind the incident are awaited.