Both the parties lifted issue marks in excess of the operating of the police department in this circumstance.
Ekbote, a Hindu Ekta Aghadi chief and just one of the accused in the Bhima-Koregaon violence circumstance, was arrested by the Pune rural police earlier nowadays, before long right after the Supreme Court turned down his anticipatory bail plea.
“There is no bravery in arresting Ekbote as he was in Pune for a lengthy time. He experienced issued a video clip clip…he was pretty a great deal in Pune, but police did nothing. He was arrested nowadays, simply because the SC turned down his bail,” Congress MLC Bhai Jagtap claimed.
“It raises issue marks in excess of why the police took so lengthy (to arrest him) and who were being calling the photographs,” he claimed.
Jitendra Awhad, NCP MLA from Mumbra in Thane, claimed, “It is a conspiracy and Ekbote was provided a totally free hand to take every evaluate to steer clear of his arrest. The house department is headed by CM Fadnavis. It raises concerns about his department.”
“The way individuals like Ekbote and (one more pro-Hindutva chief) Sambhaji Bhide were being roaming totally free…they were being interviewed by information channels. Why failed to the police stage in and arrest them,” he questioned.
Bhide and Ekbote are accused of inciting violence on January 1 this calendar year during an function to commemorate the bicentenary of fight of Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district.