Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar — who was arrested amid midnight drama on Wednesday — has been granted bail. On Wednesday, he was despatched to jail for 2 weeks.
Taken into police custody on Tuesday night time, the MP from Karimnagar was later arrested over the leak of secondary college examination papers — a cost that his occasion has dismissed as politically motivated.
His arrest has set off an enormous political row and drew criticism from the occasion’s Central management in New Delhi.
Mr Kumar, the state BJP claimed, was taken into custody from his residence round 11 pm with none rationalization. Thereafter, he was apparently moved to numerous police stations throughout completely different districts, elevating questions on his whereabouts and security.
The BJP welcomed the Warrangal courtroom’s bail resolution. State BJP spokesperson NV Subhash stated, “Lastly fact gained the political struggle orchestrated by Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao”.
“It is a slap on the face of the Chief Minister and his Bharat Raksha Samithi as they wished to maintain Bandi Sanjay contained in the jail and forestall him from collaborating within the Prime Minister’s programmes on April 8 by implicating him in a false case,” he stated.
In an open letter, Mr Kumar stated such conspiracies wouldn’t demoralise the occasion and the cadre.
“Arresting me and harassing the BJP staff have been like hitting the ball to the bottom. We will solely bounce again with the identical drive,” he wrote within the letter to the occasion cadre amid the BJP’s basis day celebrations.
The BJP, which is attempting to carve out a distinct segment within the nation’s youngest state, has accused Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao of corruption, nepotism and minority appeasement. Mr Rao’s authorities has been in energy within the state since its creation in 2014.
The BJP, which gained 4 parliamentary seats of the state in 2019, is hoping for larger good points within the meeting election due later this yr.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is anticipated to go to the state to inaugurate a number of growth tasks and deal with a public rally.