Samaikyandhra Joint Action Committee activists were taken into preventive custody at the airport here on Sunday evening.

They raised slogans and tried to submit a memorandum with placards in hand to APCC president Botcha Satyanarayana, according to JAC convener A. Kishore Kumar. Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy was to make a transit halt at the airport en route Hyderabad from Rajahmundry.

Seven activists were taken into custody and were later brought to the Fifth Town police station.

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