The Chief of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, Bandi Sanjay, has filed a bail plea in Telangana High Court following his arrest in the SSC paper leak case. Sanjay was arrested ahead of the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state.
Details of the case
According to the ANI, two FIRs have been registered against Bandi Sanjay in Karimnagar and Warangal districts over protests by BJP workers on the SSC examination question paper leak. Sanjay was arrested in the second FIR registered at Kamalapur, Warangal (60/2023) in the case of an alleged SSC paper leak.
Sanjay’s midnight detention
Sanjay claimed that he was ‘arrested’ from his residence in Karimnagar on Tuesday night. However, the police said that Bandi Sanjay was taken into preventive detention at 12:15 AM last night in the Karimnagar FIR (147/2023) under Sec 151 of CrPC.
BJP leaders detained during protests over Sanjay’s arrest
After Sanjay’s arrest, BJP leaders were detained during the protests in the state against the detention of the Telangana BJP chief. Reacting to Bandi Sanjay’s late-night detention, BJP State General Secretary Premender Reddy alleged that the ‘arrest’ was a plot to disturb PM Modi’s programme in Telangana.
Habeas Corpus petition filed in High Court over Sanjay’s detention
BJP State General Secretary Bangaru Shruthi has filed a Habeas Corpus petition in the High Court over the detention of Bandi Sanjay.
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