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BJP suspends party leader's son after case booked against him

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

BJP on Monday suspended the son of a former MLA, who is now with BJP, after a case has been registered against him for allegedly misbehaving with a woman TV artiste at a hotel.

BJP Sangareddy district president M Narender Reddy, in a press release, announced the suspension of Ashish Goud, who is associated with the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.

The party is committed to the welfare of women and would not tolerate any attack on them, the release quoted him as saying.

A case was registered on Sunday against Ashish Goud and two others for allegedly misbehaving with the 27-year-old artiste, police said.

The woman, in a complaint lodged with the police, accused AshishGoud, BJP leader T NandeshwarGoud's son,and two of his friends of misbehaving with her and her friends on December 1.

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First Published: Mon, December 02 2019. 21:45 IST