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TRS MP Vijayasanthi held for inflammatory remarks

TRS MP and film actress Vijayasanthi and Congress MLA T Jayaprakash were today arrested on charges of making inflammatory remarks.



Hyderabad: TRS MP and film actress
Vijayasanthi and Congress MLA T Jayaprakash were today
arrested on charges of making inflammatory remarks.

44-year-old Vijayasanthi was later produced before the
Additional Metropolitan Magistrate at Nampally which sent her
to 14 days judicial remand. Later, she was shifted to Mahila
Chandhalguda jail.

Banaraja Hills police had registered a case against
the actress for allegedly making inflammatory remarks while
addressing an election meeting of party workers at the TRS
office here on Wednesday.

The meeting was organised in connection with the July
27 by-polls to 12 Assembly segments in the Telangana region.
She had allegedly made the remarks against those opposed to
the formation of a separate Telangana state.

Earlier, amidst high drama Vijayasanthi was arrested
when she was on her way to her parliamentary constituency in
Medak district.

When the convoy of Vijaysanthi reached new L V Prasad
Eye hospital on Banjara Hills area, police interrupted the
convoy.

After an heated arguments with Vijaysanthi and with
her supporters, the police asked her driver to come out, but
he resisted. The police then pulled out the car driver and one
of the police personnel drove the car to Nampally court.

Taking exception to the behaviour of the police, the
TRS MP said, "I have not committed any mistake and I am not a
criminal".

State Home Minister Sabita Indra Reddy said she would
seek an explanation from the police on the behaviour of its
personnel.

Congress MLA Jayaprakash was arrested from his
residence at Yusufguda in the city for his recent inflammatory
speech at a by-election meeting in the Telangana region,
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Medak, Sesh Kumar said.

A case has been registered against him under IPC
sections 153-A (Promoting enmity between different groups on
grounds of religion, race, place of birth and residence) and
505(2) (Statements creating or promoting enmity, ill-will or
hatred between classes), police said.

PTI

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