ABVP activist held for staging protest

By   |  Published: 26th Aug 2020  7:12 pm

Hyderabad: Activists of the Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) were taken into custody when they tried to stage a protest in front of the Hyderabad Police Commissioner’s office at Basheerbagh on Wednesday.

The activists were demanding that the police initiate action against those who allegedly sexually exploited a woman at Punjagutta for years after threatening her. The police, who were deployed in large numbers at the Commissioner’s office, detained the activists and shifted them to different police stations.

The woman had recently approached the Punjagutta police station alleging that 143 people had sexually exploited her. The Punjagutta police initially registered a case, which was later transferred to the Central Crime Station.

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