'Padmaavat' row: Suraj Pal Amu detained
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suraj Pal Amu was taken into preventive detention on Thursday for his statements over the film 'Padmaavat'.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), East Gurgaon, Kuldeep Singh confirmed the same, "Amu has been taken into preventive custody. He will be produced or action will be taken accordingly. His arrest is preventive to maintain law and order in the state".
The Supreme Court is also hearing a plea filed against Amu for his protest against 'Padmaavat'.
Earlier in the day, Amu stirred a controversy by using derogatory remarks against the anchor of NewsX and addressed her as 'baby'.
The BJP leader is infamous for offering a Rs 10 crore bounty for beheading actress Deepika Padukone and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in November 2017 for allegedly distorting historical facts and showing Queen Padmini in the bad light. (ANI)
This story has not been edited. It has been published as provided by ANI
National Unity Day: A tribute to Sardar Patel | Master Stroke
What all changed after J&K officially bifurcated into 2 UTs? | Master Stroke
Israeli spyware Pegasus snooped on Indian Journalists through Whatsapp | Master Stroke
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Sharad Pawar
Drill displays IED diffused with the help of a robot by NSG
Article 370 only gave separatism and terrorism to J&K: PM Modi in Kevadiya
Let us work towards making India $5 trillion economy: Modi To Trainee Civil Servant | Full Speech
Radio Stations in Jammu, Srinagar and Leh renamed
Jammu and Kashmir to witness 'Acche Din'? | Seedha Sawal
Expert advice on how to survive poor air quality in Delhi-NCR