Hyderabad: A case has been registered against Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) working president and MP A. Revanth Reddy on Tuesday. The MP has been booked under sections, assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty and other charges under the Indian Penal Code. The Jubilee Hills police of the Hyderabad commissionerate acted on a complaint lodged by a sub-inspector Naveen against the MP.
Naveen said, “Mr Revanth Reddy misbehaved and pushed other police officers and me when we tried to prevent him from taking part in the protest rally on Monday.”
The Telangana Congress unit had given a call to lay siege to Pragati Bhavan, the camp office of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday.
As Mr Revanth Reddy was planning to take part in the protest, police forces were deployed outside his residence at Jubilee hills. Police informed him about the prohibitory orders that were in place against the protest. However, he allegedly defied the police instructions and stepped out of his house, to proceed to Pagati Bhavan.
As soon as he stepped out, the police tried to detain him. But he allegedly misbehaved with them and pushed them aside; the policemen deputed at Mr Revanth Reddy’s home stated., the case was registered.
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However, Mr Revanth Reddy started his bike from his home and reached Pragati Bhavan area where he was detained immediately. Further investigation is underway.