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SP leader Azmi taken into police custody

November 21, 2006 16:32 IST

Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi was taken into police custody on Tuesday while he was on his way to participate in a party rally in Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

Azmi, a Rajya Sabha member, was taken to a police station in South Mumbai at around 1 pm, police said.

Authorites had denied permission for the rally, after which the Samajwadi Party moved the court on Monday.

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