The Congress on Monday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall make all efforts to bring back Karnataka`s JD(S) leader Prajwal Revanna, reported the PTI.

Prajwal Revanna reportedly fled the country after sexual abuse allegations surfaced against him.

Talking to reporters in Mumbai, the Congress` women wing president Alka Lamba said that the party will show black flags to PM Modi during his rally and roadshow in Mumbai on May 15 and 17, as per the PTI.

“You should bring back Prajwal Revanna and hand him over to the Karnataka government. The silence of PM and BJP leaders is like supporting the accused,” Lamba said, the news agency reported on Monday.

The Centre must make talk to Germany to get back Prajwal Revanna, she said. After the sexual abuse allegations surfaced, He fled to Germany.

“We will show you (Modi) black flags and gherao you even if you arrest us,” Lamba said, adding her party is making plans for the agitation during the PM`s visit to Mumbai, as per the PTI.

So far three FIRs have been registered in Hassan, Mysuru and Bengaluru against Revanna, the NDA`s Hassan Lok Sabha constituency candidate, and his father H D Revanna in connection with the sexual abuse allegations.

The Karnataka government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the case following a complaint by the State Commission for Women chairperson Nagalakshmi Chowdhary.

The JD(S) leadership has suspended Prajwal from the party.

H D Revanna granted bail in kidnap case by Bengaluru court

Meanwhile, a Special Court for Elected Representatives on Monday granted bail to JD(S) MLA H D Revanna in connection with a kidnap case, the PTI reported.

The 66-year-old former Minister was arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in an alleged case of abduction of a woman, linked to the allegations of sexual abuse of women by his son and Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna, on May 4.

The special court judge Santhosh Gajanan Bhat heard the matter and granted conditional bail to Revanna.

His three-day police custody ended on May 8, following which he was produced in the XVII Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, which remanded him to seven days` judicial custody, till May 14.

(with PTI inputs)

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