The Telangana High Court on Wednesday ordered the release of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party MLA T Raja Singh from a jail in Hyderabad, PTI reported.
A bench comprising Abhishek Reddy and Justice Juvvadi Sridevi told the MLA not to make any provocative speech about any religion, post offensive content on social media or take part in celebratory rallies after release.
After his release, Singh said on Twitter: “Dharma [righteousness] has emerged victorious. I am once again at your service. Jai Shri Ram!”
धर्म की विजय हुई।
एक बार पुनः आपकी सेवा में उपस्थित होगया हु।
जय श्री राम 🚩 pic.twitter.com/UM2LcpxuMu
— Raja Singh (@TigerRajaSingh) November 9, 2022
On August 25, the police had arrested the Goshamahal MLA for having posted a video with alleged derogatory remarks about Prophet Muhammad. A local court, however, released him immediately, saying that the police did not follow the Supreme Court’s guidelines on arrests.
The police then took Singh into custody under the Preventive Detention Act. He was lodged at the Cherlapally Central Prison in Hyderabad for 76 days, according to The Indian Express.
Singh was later suspended from the BJP.
The Hyderabad Police said that the MLA was involved in 101 criminal cases, 18 of which were related to alleged communal offences. The police also claimed that he had been habitually delivering provocative speeches and “driving a…