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Rahul Gandhi freed after detention in Delhi

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02 Nov 2016 07:22 AM । Update: 02 Nov 2016 10:11 AM

Police said that Rahul Gandhi has been detained for trying to enter the hospital despite being advised otherwise.: indianexpress

An ex-serviceman's alleged suicide over the non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme triggered a political row today, with Rahul Gandhi and Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia being detained when they rushed to hospital in Delhi to meet the kin of the serviceman.
 
Then, police detained even the former jawan's family, report TOI, NDTV.
 
Rahul Gandhi was stopped close to the gates of the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here when he went to meet the family of the victim Ram Kishan Grewal.
 
He was then detained at the Mandir Marg police station.
 
However, Rahul Gandhi was released from Mandir Marg Police station (Delhi) after being detained for a while.
 
"I don't have anything to say, police will do what it has to for risk reduction," Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Rahul Gandhi's detention.
 
Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia was detained outside the hospital.
 
The Joint Commissioner of Police, Deependra Pathak said the detentions were made to control the situation.

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