Refuses to offer bail, Kiran Bedi tweets

August 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Former police officer Kiran Bedi tweeted Tuesday that she has refused to offer bail after being detained with Anna Hazare and that she may be sent to Tihar Jail.

“I have been asked to offer bail. I have refused to. It’s a matter of moments now when I may be sent into judicial custody in Tihar Jail,” Bedi tweeted.

Gandhian activist Hazare was detained Tuesday morning from outside his residence in east Delhi as he set out to launch a hunger strike in support of a strong Lokpal Bill.

Bedi was one of hundreds detained with other key civil society activists like Arvind Kejriwal and Shanti Bhushan.

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