BRS youth wing members detained for plans to screen BBC film on Modi

Hyderabad, 2/2: Members of the students wing of ruling BRS were taken into custody for allegedly planning to screen the controversial BBC documentary on 2002 Gujarat riots, inside the Osmania University campus here “without permission”.



Six members of the students’ organisation, who gathered in front of the Arts College on the campus on Wednesday and planned to organise the screening “without permission” were detained and later let off, police said on Thursday.


“They did not screen the documentary. They were planning (to do so)…. As they had no permission (to screen the documentary) they were immediately taken into preventive custody,” a senior police official said.

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