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Telangana Congress leader detained

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Police in on Tuesday detained state ahead of K. Chandrashekhar Rao's election rally in district.

He was picked up from his residence earlier in the day to prevent any untoward incident during Rao's rally in Kosgi, Kodangal, and was shifted to an undisclosed location.

Reddy, who quit the to join the earlier this year, represented in the dissolved Assembly.

His detention came in view of Reddy's threat to disrupt the Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief's rally. He had called for a shutdown to protest it.

The had also issued a notice to for his threat.

The police has booked two cases against the

Tension prevailed in following Reddy's detention. The police have already imposed prohibitory orders in the town to prevent any untoward incident.

Elections to the 119-member Assembly are scheduled for December 7.



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 09:14 IST