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Hardik Patel arrested in Jaipur

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

Published: 23rd December 2016 03:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2016 03:24 PM   |  A+A-

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Hardik Patel (File|AFP)

By IANS

JAIPUR: Patidar leader Hardik 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.



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