Medak anti-Muslim violence: 10 including BJP district president arrested, MLA Raja Singh in preventive custody (Maktoob Media)

By Maktoob Staff

Telangana police arrested BJP district president Gaddam Srinivas, BJP town president M Nayam Prasad and BJYM (Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha) town president in connection with the violence on Saturday against Muslim residents in Medak town, ahead of Eid Al Adha celebrations.

Seven others, who were part of the mob which attacked Minhaj ul Uloom Madarsa, Orthopaedic hospital and several Muslim enterprises, were also arrested.

Meanwhile, MLA Raja Singh, a Hindutva firebrand known for his anti-Muslim hate speeches, was taken into preventive custody by police at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Shamshabad on Sunday, as he was planning to visit Medak.

Hindutva groups on Saturday raised a ruckus over the cattles brought for slaughtering on the occasion of Eid.

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