Hyderabad, Aug 14: The son of an MP of ruling TRS was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing 12 girls of a college in Nizamabad. The educational institution is reportedly run by him. Also Read - Nagarjuna Sagar Bypoll Result LIVE: TRS Candidate Nomula Bhagat Continues to Lead in Telangana Assembly Seat

TRS MP D Srinivas’ son Sanjay was arrested when he appeared before Nizamabad Assistant Commissioner of Police M Sudarshan on Sunday after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the high court recently. Also Read - Hyderabad Police Launches Covid Tele-Medicine Call Centre. Details Here

He presented himself for interrogation in response to a notice and after questioning he was arrested, the police said. Also Read - Mahesh Babu Isolates Himself After Hair Stylist Gets COVID: Reports

He was produced before a local court which remanded him to judicial custody till August 24, they said.

“Sanjay has been accused by 12 girls of sexual harassment and indecent behaviour on the college premises and other places,” Sudarshan told PTI.

Earlier this month, 12 BSc students of the college complained to state Home Minister Nayini Narsimha Reddy that Sanjay had harassed them and misbehaved with them.

A case was registered against him under relevant sections of the IPC following the complaint, the police said.

Sanjay subsequently went absconding even as he had applied for the anticipatory bail which was later dismissed by the high court.

(Inputs from PTI)