Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): The Mumbai Police is now dealing with flak from an surprising quarter, with an apex physique of saints now demanding a CBI inquiry into the Palghar lynchings.
The Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) stated that the Supreme Court docket’s determination to entrust the probe into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying to the CBI had proved the “incompetence” of the Mumbai Police.
The ABAP demanded the CBI probed the lynching of two sadhus in Palghar, Maharashtra, on April 16.
ABAP President Mahant Narendra Giri stated: “The ABAP is holding an important meeting on August 26 in Haridwar in which, besides discussing preparations for the Kumbh next year, it will also pass a resolution for a CBI inquiry in the killings in Palghar.”
If the necessity arises, the Akhara Parishad would additionally go to the courtroom, he added.
On the night time of April 16, two sadhus and their driver travelling from Kandivali in Mumbai to Surat in Gujarat for attending a funeral amid the nationwide lockdown have been brutally attacked and killed by a mob in Gadchinchile village within the presence of police officers.
Two seers, Kalpavriksha Giri Maharaj and Sushil Giri Maharaj, and their driver Nilesh Yalgade have been brutally lynched whereas police allegedly stood as mute spectators.
“After passing the resolution, the Akhara Parishad will write to the Maharashtra Chief Minister to demand a CBI probe into the killings,” stated Giri.
The ABAP additionally demanded that massive gates ought to be constructed in any respect primary entry factors of the state in remembrance of former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Ashok Singhal.
“Singhal gave his life for the cause of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. Now that the dreams of crores of Hindus has become a reality, we want he should be given the respect he deserves. The ABAP demands that huge welcome gates named after Ashok Singhal should be constructed on the highways connecting the state in all the four directions,” he stated.
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