Congress Leader in 3-Day Police Custody in Amit Shah’s Doctored Video Case

New Delhi: Arun Reddy, an accused in the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s doctored video case was sent to three-day police custody by a Delhi court on Saturday.

Delhi Police arrested Arun Reddy on Friday. He manages the Telangana Congress’ X account — ‘Spirit of Congress’.

Meanwhile, Hyderabad Cyber Crime Police arrested five persons on charges of circulating the doctored video of the Home Minister.

According to police, Home Minister Shah delivered a speech during a public meeting in Telangana’s Medak on April 23.

“Pendyala Vamshi Krishna received a morphed video of the speech on Whatsapp. He then uploaded the morphed video on the ‘INCTelangana’ (X) handle and shared it in various WhatsApp groups,” said the Hyderabad Police in a statement issued on Friday.

Acting on the complaint filed by the BJP and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Delhi Police registered an FIR under Sections 153, 153A, 465, 469, and 171G of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 66C of the Information Technology (IT) Act.

Delhi Police also summoned Telangana Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy for questioning in connection with the case.

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