Palghar lynching: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Satya Pal Singh on Wednesday stated that it was essential to probe who provoked the villagers of Palghar to lynch three sadhus after labelling them as thief. Singh stated he was the Inspector General of Palghar tribal space just a few years in the past and there was no crime there however now makes an attempt are being made to transform individuals within the title of social service. The comment comes days after two sadhus from Juna Akhada and a driver have been lynched by a mob close to a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra.
वर्षों पहले #पालघर आदिवासी क्षेत्र का मैं पुलिस आई.जी था। आदिवासी क्षेत्र में अपराध ना के बराबर है परंतु छदम रूप में सेवा व लालच को हथियार बनाकर धर्म परिवर्तन कराने की साजिशें चालू हैं। साधुओं को चोर बताकर मारने के लिये ग्रामीणों को किसने भड़काया–यह पता लगाना अत्यंत जरूरी है।
— Dr. Satya Pal Singh (@dr_satyapal) April 22, 2020
According to a report in PTI, they have been going from Mumbai in a automotive in direction of Surat to attend a funeral. Their automobile was stopped and the three have been dragged out of the automotive and crushed to dying with sticks by a mob on suspicion that they have been child-lifters, the report stated. The incident occurred on the evening of April 16. Later, they have been recognized as Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagiri (70), Sushilgiri Maharaj (35), and driver Nilesh Telgade (30).
Soon after the video of the assault surfaced, the BJP focused the ruling events within the state and blamed CPI(M) for the lynching. BJP nationwide spokesperson Sambit Patra stated the place the place the killing of saints occurred comes underneath Dahanu meeting constituency, which is the stronghold of the CPI (M). He stated that the sitting legislator was from the communist get together and the NCP has an alliance with it within the area. Patra additional stated that the killing was the work of Marxist goons and that was why all the left brigade was silent. The NCP is a component of the present coalition authorities in Maharashtra.
Another BJP spokesperson Amit Malviya stated that ‘suspicion of theft’ was a handy excuse to justify Palghar. “The saffron clad sadhus were pleading with cops to protect them, who let the mob lynch them…Maharashtra is collapsing, from health to law and order…CM (Uddhav Thackeray) is clueless, others too vile. Balasaheb’s legacy deserved better,” he stated in a tweet.
Meanwhile, 101 suspects have up to now been arrested within the case and the probe has been transferred to Maharashtra Crime Investigation Department (CID).