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House Panel Summons Maharashtra Top Officers Over MP Navneet Rana’s Arrest

Hanuman Chalisa row: Navneet Rana and her husband had been granted bail final month. (File)

New Delhi:

The Parliamentary Privilege Committee of Lok Sabha has summoned the Maharashtra Chief Secretary, state Director General of Police and Mumbai Police Commissioner to seem earlier than them on June 15 in reference to the breach of privilege grievance by MP Navneet Rana.

The Committee headed by BJP MP Sunil Singh will take up the matter regarding the breach of privilege grievance by Maharashtra MP Navneet Rana subsequent week.

The Committee has summoned a number of officers from Maharashtra after Ms Rana filed a grievance with the Lok Sabha Speaker about the identical.

The Amravati MP had written to the Parliament’s Privileges and Ethics Committee on prices of breach of privilege and had alleged unlawful arrest and inhuman therapy confronted by her at Khar police station.

Ms Rana appeared earlier than the privilege committee on May 23 to current her aspect of the story.

On April 25, a grievance of a severe breach of privilege was given by Navneet Rana to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla who additional referred it to the Privilege Committee.

Navneet Rana appeared earlier than the Parliamentary Privilege Committee on May 23 over her allegation of “patently illegal arrest and the consequent inhuman treatment meted out to her at Khar Police Station, Mumbai.”

Following this, the Privilege Committee summoned Maharashtra Chief Secretary Manu Kumar Srivastava, Director General of Police Rajnish Seth, Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey and Superintendent of Women District Prison, Byculla (Mumbai) Yashwant Bhanudas.

Navneet Rana alongside together with her MLA husband Ravi Rana had been arrested on April 23 from their Mumbai residence after declaring that they might recite the Hanuman Chalisa exterior Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s residence in Bandra.

They had been booked in two FIRs lodged on prices of sedition, selling enmity, and assaulting a public servant to stop discharge of responsibility.

The Rana couple was granted bail on May four and launched from jail the following day.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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