The Maharashtra Police has claimed that every one the accused within the killing of three individuals, together with two saints linked to the Juna Akhara, in Palghar district of the state have been arrested. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray stated that stern motion can be taken in opposition to these concerned within the crime.
“The Palghar incident has been acted upon. The police 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 evening.
“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.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath stated he has spoken to his Maharashtra counterpart concerning the Palghar incident and requested him to take strict motion.
“Talked to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray last evening regarding the killing of the saints Swami Kalpavriksha Giri Ji, Swami Sushil Giri Ji and his driver Nilesh Telgade Ji in Palghar. Requested him for strict action against the responsible people,” CM Adityanath tweeted.
State Home minister Anil Deshmukh stated a high-level probe has been ordered into the incident. He additionally warned in opposition to giving any communal color to the incident which befell on April 16.
“Police have detained 101 people involved into the killing of three Surat bound people in Palghar. I have also ordered a high level inquiry into these killings,” he stated.
The incident befell on April 16 evening when three males from Kandivali in Mumbai have been travelling in a automotive in the direction of Surat in Gujarat to attend a funeral. Their automobile was stopped close to a village in Palghar. The three have been dragged out of their automotive and crushed 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 automotive driver Nilesh Telgade (30).