Sharmila arrested for assaulting police personnel


Hyderabad: YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila was on Monday arrested by the Hyderabad police for assaulting police personnel on duty.

Sharmila’s two drivers were also booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

On a complaint by a sub-inspector of police, a case was filed against the sister of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at Banjara Hills police station.

Sharmila will be produced before a magistrate later in the day.

On the complaint by the sub-inspector, police registered a case against Sharmila and her drivers under IPC’s Sections 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 332 (Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty), 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), and 427 (mischief causing damage)

Another case was booked under IPC section 337 (Causing hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, or the personal safety of others).