Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was taken into police custody, ahead of candle light march organized by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC).
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As soon as Rahul Gandhi arrived at the site of the protest, he was detained for the third time in 24 hours by Delhi police. Son of Former Haryana CM and Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda from Rohtak was also detained along with Rahul.
Rahul Gandhi spoke to media and said “Have been inside car for past half an hour, not letting us out; not even taking us to Police Station” and said that “we were removed because of Sec144.”
We are asked to remain in the car by police, they are not telling where are they going to take us now: Rahul Gandhi pic.twitter.com/B3ao1HB0SG
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According to media sources, due to security concerns, police escorted Rahul Gandhi away from the protest site.