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Hardik Patel arrested in Jaipur

Patidar leader Hardev Patel was on Friday arrested here and he tweeted that a police officer told him that this was done because of danger to his life.

india Updated: Dec 23, 2016 13:39 IST
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Adalaj: Patidar community leader Hardik Patel addresses a news conference at Adalaj , Gujarat on Saturday. PTI Photo (PTI10_10_2015_000081B)(PTI Filer Photo)

Patidar leader Hardev Patel was on Friday arrested here and he tweeted that a police officer told him that this was done because of danger to his life.

Patel said he was arrested on landing at the Jaipur airport.

“Jaipur Police cited threats to my life as the reason” he was taken into custody, Patel said. He quoted an unnamed senior police officer as saying that there were “orders from above” to arrest him.

First Published: Dec 23, 2016 13:38 IST