All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi surrendered before a Andhra Pradesh court today in connection with the 2005 protest case. Soon afterwards, he applied for a bail. However,he was remanded in judicial custody till 2 February and will spend the night in jail today. His petition will be heard tomorrow.
Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin Owaisi along with other MIM leaders are also accused in the case.
strongWhat happened in 2005?
The case is related to the incident which took place in 2005 when district officials led by then collector Anil Kumar Singhal were removing encroachments that included a place of worship in Muttangi in Patancheru area of Medak district. At this time MIM leaders including Asaduddin, Akbaruddin, Afsar Khan, Pasha Qadri and Mozam Khan allegedly obstructed and pushed the collector aside.
strongWhat happened after that/strong?
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