Updated May 31st, 2024 at 02:42 IST

What Lies Ahead for Rape-Accused Prajwal Revanna After Arrest?

Rape-accused Prajwal Revanna, facing allegations of sexually abusing several women, was arrested by the SIT probing the case.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Edited by: Radhika Dhawad
Prajwal Revanna Arrested: He was taken into custody in a fast-tracked procedure by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the early hours of May 31. | Image:Republic Digital

Bengaluru: Rape-accused MP from Hassan Prajwal Revanna, facing allegations of sexually abusing several women, was arrested by the SIT probing the case, minutes after he landed from Germany here in the wee hours of Friday.

The 33-year-old MP was arrested at the Kempegowda International Airport by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), as soon as he returned to Bengaluru from Munich.


A large number of policemen were deployed there to ensure that he was taken safely to the police station for investigation.

The MP returned to Bengaluru a month after the scandal broke out, only to be taken into custody by the Central Industrial Security Forces sleuths, who later handed him over to the SIT.


After the formalities, the SIT took him under its custody, sources said.

Exactly a month after he left the country, Prajwal Revanna, who is facing charges of sexually abusing several women, had on May 27 released a video stating he will appear before the SIT on May 31.


What Lies Next For Revanna?

Medical test in Morning


Revanna would be taken for a medical test on Friday morning at Bowring Hospital in Bengaluru.

To be Produced Before Judge


The anticipatory bail petition that was filed by Revanna will turn into a regular bail plea. The plea is scheduled to be heard today before the judge after 10 am.

SIT to Oppose Revanna's Bail


Senior Superintendent of Police (SPP) Jagadish on behalf of the SIT will file objections so that Prajwal Revanna shouldn't be granted bail. The SIT will seek Revanna's custody on Friday morning before the judge.

Revanna to Spend Night in Custody


Revanna is likely to be taken to the Crime Investigation Department (CID) office where he will spend the night in the custody of the Special Investigation Team.

Revanna's Mother's Bail Plea Verdict Expected Today


The verdict on the anticipatory bail plea of Revanna's mother Bhavani Revanna is also expected to be delivered today.  (with PTI inputs)


Published May 31st, 2024 at 02:42 IST