Telangana Police sends notice to suspended BJP leader Raja Singh over his yet another social media post

The MLA was arrested on August 23 for his alleged objectionable remarks and his comments led to widespread protests across Hyderabad

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Suspended BJP leader Raja Singh

New Delhi, December 8

The Telangana Police issued fresh show cause notices to controversial MLA T Raja Singh Tuesday for violating condition of the Telangana High Court under which he was released from jail recently.

Raja Singh arrested by the police in August and detained under the Preventive Detention Act for 76 days before the Court ordered his release on certain conditions. He was suspended from the BJP after his controversial remarks in response to comedian Munawar Faruqui’s show. He was

Singh allegedly posted a tweet from his official Twitter account which paid tributes to ‘Karsevaks’ on the occasion of ‘Shaurya Divas’ on December 6. The tweet, however, is missing from his official account.

The police have asked Raja Singh to respond within two days from the receipt of the notice on why action cannot be initiated against him for violating the conditions imposed by the High Court or face legal action. 

The MLA was arrested on August 23 for his alleged objectionable remarks. While his comments led to widespread protests across Hyderabad. He was later granted bail. Two days later, on August 25, the state police detained him under the PD Act and lodged him in Cherlapally central prison.

Ordering his release from jail on November 9, the high court had asked him not to make any hostile speeches against any community or post on social media or even address press meets.


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