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Telangana DGP appears before HC in connection with Cong leader's detention

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

(DGP) M appeared before the Wednesday in connection with state working Revanth Reddy's detention.

The DGP appeared before a bench of justices and Satyanarayana Murthy, which was hearing a petition filed by V Narendra in connection with the police detaining in the wee hours of Tuesday.

The bench obtained a clarification from the DGP on the practices regarding gathering of intelligence inputs, required for the arrest of public representatives and politicians.

In the early hours of Tuesday, the had taken into preventive custody, citing law-and-order issues.

The leader's arrest came ahead of Telangana's caretaker K Chandrashekar Rao's public meeting at Kodangal.

had asked Congress workers to stage protests across the constituency against the chief minister's visit.

He was let off later, but only after Rao's meeting at Kosigi in the said Assembly segment got over.

The bench observed that the report submitted by the on the situation that might emerge out of the Congress leader's protest call did not contain any date or official seal.

The DGP explained that communications within the department did not bear the official seal and not mentioning the date was a human error.

The bench then adjourned the hearing in the case to December 17.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 22:30 IST