Thursday, June 8, 2017
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was detained and taken into preventive custody ahead of his visit to Mandsaur. According to PTI, Gandhi attempted to break past the police barricades to enter Madhya Pradesh. Speaking to the media on his detainment, Gandhi said he was not given a reason. “I just wanted to meet with the farmers, listen to their problems. They gave me no reason for the detainment and just arrested me,” he said on Twitter.
Madhya Pradesh farmers’ agitation LIVE updates: Police arrest Rahul Gandhi ahead of Mandsaur visit | The Indian Express