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MIM MLA Akbar Owaisi sent to jail for 14 days

IANS [ Updated 09 Jan 2013, 19:42:40 ]
MIM MLA  Akbar Owaisi sent to jail for 14 days

Hyderabad, Jan 9: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was Wednesday sent to judicial custody for 14 days on charges of delivering a hate speech.



The Andhra Pradesh legislator faces charges including sedition and waging war against the nation.

After questioning the legislator through the night, police presented him early Wednesday before a magistrate in Nirmal town in Adilabad district, around 200 km from here.

The MIM leader was then shifted to the district jail in Adilabad town, 90 km from Nirmal.