Police detains Maha minister, escorted back till state borders

Team Udayavani, Jan 17, 2020, 5:17 PM IST

Belagavi: Maharashtra Minister for Public Health Rajendra Patil Yadravkar was detained by the police and escorted back till the state borders on Friday, January 17.

The minister had visited the state to attend the annual martyrs day program held at Hutatma Circle conducted by Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti (MES) here in the city.

District Administration and city police had instructed MES to ensure none of the Maharashtra politicians should participate in the event to maintain law and order.

Police were also checking all the vehicles entering the city through different routes to ensure none of the political leaders from Maharashtra attend the program.

However, Patil had managed to sneak through the city by using an auto-rickshaw.

Leaders of MES alleged about the violent behavior of police while taking minister into custody.

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