TRS MP Vijayashanti arrested for 'hate speech'

Written by: Samyuktha
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Hyderabad, Jul 3: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP Vijayasanthi was on Saturday, Jul 2, arrested for violating poll code ahead of the Telangana by polls, which is scheduled to begin on Jul 27.

The actress-turned-politician had allegedly made inflammatory remarks at an election meeting of party workers at the TRS office in Hyderabad on Wednesday, Jun 30.

Banaraja Hills police on Friday, Jul 2 registered a case against her under IPC sections 153-A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth and residence) and 505(2) (Statements creating or promoting enmity, ill-will or hatred between classes).

In her alleged 'hate speech', Vijayashanti had allegedly said that the hands of those who oppose the formation of the separate state of Telangana should be chopped off.

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