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PM's brother sits on dharna demanding escort vehicle: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Modi's brother Prahlad Modi, who was travelling to Jaipur, on Tuesday sat on a dharna at a police station demanding separate vehicle for policemen escorting him, police said.

He sat in front of station on the Jaipur-Ajmer National Highway, they said.

Police said two personal security officers (PSOs) to accompany him were waiting for him at station. Under the rules, they are supposed to sit in the protectee's vehicle.

"We showed him the order about providing him two The accompany the protectee in his vehicle but was not ready to take them along in his vehicle. He was demanding a separate police vehicle for escorts," he said.

The said was later convinced and two were provided according to the rules.

"He is now leaving with the two PSOs," Srivastava told

The said the dharna lasted for over one hour.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 22:31 IST