The actress-turned-politician and Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leader and MP Vijayashanti was arrested from her Road Number 3 Banjara Hills residence on Saturday for making inflammatory remarks ahead of the July 27 by-elections in Telangana. She was Friday booked for promoting animosity and hatred among people. While addressing party workers a few days ago, had called upon people in Telangana to “slay” anyone who opposed formation of a Telangana state.
The Medak MP was produced before the third additional chief metropolitan magistrate at the Nampally Criminal Court. The magistrate remanded her to judicial custody till July 15. She was then shifted to Chanchalguda central jail here and lodged in the special prison for women.