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Shiv Sena’s Pune chief, chief from Hingoli amongst six held over assault on insurgent MLA Samant’s automobile

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Shiv Sena's Pune chief, leader from Hingoli among six held over attack on rebel MLA Samant's car

By PTI

PUNE/MUMBAI: Police have arrested Shiv Sena’s Pune metropolis unit president, its office-bearer from Hingoli and 4 others in reference to the alleged assault on insurgent MLA and former Maharashtra minister Uday Samant’s automobile right here, an official stated on Wednesday.

While 5 accused had been held from Pune, the Hingoli-based Sena chief – Baban Thorat – was detained from Mumbai and was dropped at Pune, the place he was positioned underneath arrest.

Thorat is accused of inciting Shiv Sena employees to assault the autos of Sena’s insurgent legislators, police stated.

All of them had been produced in an area courtroom, which remanded them in police custody until August 6.

A gaggle of unidentified individuals had attacked Samant’s automobile at a sign in Katraj space of town round 9 pm on Tuesday.

A video of a mob attempting to encompass Samant’s car and shouting slogans circulated on social media.

A case had been registered in opposition to over 15 individuals underneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), together with try and homicide, on the Bharti Vidyapeeth police station late Tuesday evening.

Samant, one of many 40 Sena MLAs who help Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, was right here to attend Shinde’s programmes within the district, a supply near him had stated.

“Shiv Sena’s city unit president Sanjay More is among the five persons arrested in connection with the attack on Samant’s car,” assistant commissioner of police (Swargate division), Sushama Chavan, stated.

“We have registered an offence against more than 15 people under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and sections related to rioting,” she added.

Mumbai police detained Shiv Sena chief from Hingoli district, Baban Thorat, for allegedly giving a provocative speech during which he had requested the occasion employees to assault the autos of occasion’s insurgent MLAs, an official stated.

“Mumbai police detained Thorat, who is Hingoli district’s ‘sampark pramukh’ (liaison chief), from his residence in Kalachowki late on Tuesday night, and handed him over to Pune police early on Wednesday,” he stated.

Saman’t shut aide had stated {that a} windowpane of the automobile, during which the previous minister was travelling, was broken within the incident.

Shiv Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray’s public assembly was held within the neighborhood across the identical time on Tuesday.

Samant had later informed reporters that the assault on his automobile was finished in a pre-meditated method.

PUNE/MUMBAI: Police have arrested Shiv Sena’s Pune metropolis unit president, its office-bearer from Hingoli and 4 others in reference to the alleged assault on insurgent MLA and former Maharashtra minister Uday Samant’s automobile right here, an official stated on Wednesday.

While 5 accused had been held from Pune, the Hingoli-based Sena chief – Baban Thorat – was detained from Mumbai and was dropped at Pune, the place he was positioned underneath arrest.

Thorat is accused of inciting Shiv Sena employees to assault the autos of Sena’s insurgent legislators, police stated.

All of them had been produced in an area courtroom, which remanded them in police custody until August 6.

A gaggle of unidentified individuals had attacked Samant’s automobile at a sign in Katraj space of town round 9 pm on Tuesday.

A video of a mob attempting to encompass Samant’s car and shouting slogans circulated on social media.

A case had been registered in opposition to over 15 individuals underneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), together with try and homicide, on the Bharti Vidyapeeth police station late Tuesday evening.

Samant, one of many 40 Sena MLAs who help Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, was right here to attend Shinde’s programmes within the district, a supply near him had stated.

“Shiv Sena’s city unit president Sanjay More is among the five persons arrested in connection with the attack on Samant’s car,” assistant commissioner of police (Swargate division), Sushama Chavan, stated.

“We have registered an offence against more than 15 people under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and sections related to rioting,” she added.

Mumbai police detained Shiv Sena chief from Hingoli district, Baban Thorat, for allegedly giving a provocative speech during which he had requested the occasion employees to assault the autos of occasion’s insurgent MLAs, an official stated.

“Mumbai police detained Thorat, who is Hingoli district’s ‘sampark pramukh’ (liaison chief), from his residence in Kalachowki late on Tuesday night, and handed him over to Pune police early on Wednesday,” he stated.

Saman’t shut aide had stated {that a} windowpane of the automobile, during which the previous minister was travelling, was broken within the incident.

Shiv Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray’s public assembly was held within the neighborhood across the identical time on Tuesday.

Samant had later informed reporters that the assault on his automobile was finished in a pre-meditated method.