Anna sent to Tihar, says Delhi Police

August 16th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare was Tuesday sent to seven days judicial custody in Tihar jail, Delhi Police said. Hazare, 74, was detained early morning, shortly before he was to begin a fast-unto-death to press for a strong, anti-corruption Lokpal Bill.

“Anna Hazare denied to sign the personal bond and has been sent to seven days judicial custody in Tihar jail,” Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat said.

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