Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 56425 Thursday, March 2, 2017 Legislative Section
Arrest and Release of Shri Digvijaya Singh and Shri Vivek K. Tankha, Members of Rajya Sabha.
 

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The followingtwo communications, dated the 23rdFebruary, 2017,  addressed to theChairman, Rajya Sabha, have been received from the Deputy Inspector General ofPolice, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh:-  

 

  1. “I have honour to inform you that I have found it my duty, in                    the exercise of my power under section 151 Cr. P.C. to direct that                   Shri Digvijaya Singh, Member, Rajya Sabha be arrested for the apprehension of breach of peace during the agitation of Congress party.

Shri DigvijayaSingh, Member, Rajya Sabha was, accordingly, arrested on 22.02.2017 at 1530hrs. On satisfaction that no further apprehension of breach of peace exists,magistrate released him on 1800 hrs."

 

  1. “I have honour to inform you that I have found it my duty, in                    the exercise of my power under section 151 Cr. P.C. to direct that                   Shri Vivek K. Tankha, Member, Rajya Sabha be arrested for the apprehension of breach of peace during the agitation of Congress party.

Shri Vivek K.Tankha, Member, Rajya Sabha was, accordingly, arrested on 22.02.2017 at 1530hrs. On satisfaction that no further apprehension of breach of peace exists,magistrate released him on 1800 hrs."


Shumsher K Sheriff
Secretary-General