Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has mentioned stern motion shall be taken towards these concerned within the lynching of three males in Palghar district.
The state authorities has ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident that occurred on April 16.
“The Palghar incident has been acted upon. The police has arrested all those accused who attacked the 2 sadhus, 1 driver and the police personnel, on the day of the crime itself,” Thackeray tweeted late Sunday night time.
“Nobody guilty in this heinous crime and shameful act will be spared and they will be brought to justice in the strongest way possible,” he added.
No one responsible on this heinous crime and shameful act shall be spared and they are going to be dropped at justice within the strongest method doable.
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 19, 2020
State House Minister Anil Deshmukh mentioned a high-level inquiry has been ordered into the incident. He warned towards giving any communal color to the incident, as two of the three deceased have been believed to be seers.
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“Those who attacked and who died in the Palghar mob killings are not from different religions. I have ordered Maharashtra police and @MahaCyber1 to take action against anyone instigating communal hatred in the society or on social media,” Deshmukh mentioned in a tweet on Sunday.
“Police have detained 101 people involved into the killing of three Surat bound people in Palghar. I have also ordered high level inquiry into this killings,” he mentioned.
हमला करनेवाले और जिनकी इस हमले में जान गई – दोनों अलग धर्मीय नहीं हैं।
बेवजह समाज में/ समाज माध्यमों द्वारा धार्मिक विवाद निर्माण करनेवालों पर पुलिस और @MahaCyber1 को कठोर कार्रवाई करने के आदेश दिए गए हैं।#LawAndOrderAboveAll
— ANIL DESHMUKH (@AnilDeshmukhNCP) April 19, 2020
Deshmukh mentioned police are retaining a detailed eye on those that wished to make use of the incident to create a rift in society.
Chief of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis mentioned that after viewing the visuals which have come out, “the Palghar inident of mob lynching is shocking and inhuman”.
“It is more disturbing especially when we are going through such tough times,” he mentioned, referring to the lockdown as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
“I urged the Maharashtra government to immediately set up a high-level enquiry and ensure that people who are responsible for this are brought to justice at the earliest,” mentioned Fadnavis.
Mumbai BJP common secretary Amarjeet Mishra alleged that whereas the assaults have been on, the police remained mute spectators and urged the federal government to take quick motion.
“The government should get to the root of the incident… The insensitive policemen must be dismissed”, Mishra mentioned.
The victims included two sadhus of the Juna Akhada who have been killed apart from their car driver, whereas a minimum of two police vans have been broken and a few policemen have been injured.
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The incident occurred on April 16 night time when three males from Kandivali in Mumbai have been getting into a automobile in direction of Surat in Gujarat to attend a funeral. Their car was stopped close to a village in Palghar.
The three have been dragged out of their automobile and overwhelmed to loss of life with sticks by a mob on suspicion that they have been thieves. The deceased have been recognized as Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagiri (70), Sushilgiri Maharaj (35), and their automobile driver Nilesh Telgade (30).
(With Company Inputs)