BY | January 8, 2013

Hyderabad, (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was arrested Tuesday in a case booked against him for delivering alleged hate speeches.

After undergoing medical tests through the day at government-run Gandhi Hospital, the legislator was arrested by police. The medical tests showed that he is fit to face the questioning.

Police said Akbar Owaisi is being shifted to Nirmal town in Adilabad district, about 200 km from here, for questioning.

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