Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury was booked on Thursday by the Hyderabad Police for grabbing a policeman’s collar during the party’s protests against Enforcement Directorate questioning of Rahul Gandhi in a money-laundering case, ANI reported.
A case has been registered against Chowdhury and Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy, said Inspector Niranjan Reddy of Punjagutta police station.
They have been charged under the Indian Penal Code sections 151 (joining in an assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse), 140 (wearing garb or carrying of token used by a soldier, sailor or airman), 147 (rioting), 149 (unlawful assembly), 341 (wrongful restraint), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty).
#WATCH | Telangana: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury holds a Policeman by his collar while being taken away by other Police personnel during the party’s protest in Hyderabad over ED summons to Rahul Gandhi. pic.twitter.com/PBqU7769LE
— ANI (@ANI) June 16, 2022
On Thursday, Chowdhury was seen arguing with a policeman in a video clip. After she grabbed his collar, a female police officer took Chowdhury to a police van. Chowdhury claimed that she had grabbed the…