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Mandsaur stir: Hardik Patel arrested on way to meet kin of farmers killed

Says, 'I am not a terrorist. I have not come from Lahore. I am an Indian citizen'

Press Trust of India  |  Neemuch (MP) 

Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel was on Tuesday arrested in Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh when he was heading to Mandsaur to meet the kin of the farmers killed in police firing last week. Patel was arrested from Nayagaon in Neemuch to prevent the commission of cognisable offences, City Superintendent of Police Abhishek Diwan said. The Patidar Andolan leader was accompanied by Janata Dal (U) leader Akhilesh Katiyar, who was also placed under arrest. The two were, however, released on bail later and transported out of Madhya Pradesh in police vehicles, Diwan said. Patel ...

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 12:15 IST
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