Mumbai: The spouse of a BJP legislator in Maharashtra and two others have been booked on Sunday then it emerged that they’d stripped and crushed up a tribal girl over a land dispute.
The Beed police filed a primary data file (FIR) for molestation and implemented provisions beneath the SC ST Prevention of Atrocities Work in opposition to Prajkta Dhas, the spouse of BJP legislator Suresh Dhas, and two others. Past due on Monday, Suresh Dhas who’s a Member of the Legislative Council, claimed that the fees in opposition to his spouse have been politically progressive and demanded a forensic probe of the video of the ladies being stripped and crushed.
The alleged incident came about at Waluj village of Ashti tehsil in Beed district on October 15. Dhas has been a 3-time MLA from Ashti, and is popularly identified within the patch as Anna. The criticism is that his spouse, accompanied by means of two males, Raghu Pawar and Rahul Jagdale, was at the village to allegedly break in the land cultivated by means of the folk of the complainant. The police registered a case a time nearest on October twenty second handiest then a video of the girl being stripped and assaulted went viral on social media.
“I was working on the farm which we have held for two generations when Raghu Pawar and Rahul Jagdale came with some people and tried to claim the land. Pawar and Jagdale completely stripped me in the presence of my family. Prajkta Dhas who was standing there kept provoking the two of them to beat me up,” the complainant has stated in her observation. “When my husband and daughter in law stepped forward to rescue me, both Pawar and Jagdale ran away. I too ran after them the way I was. Prajkta Dhas came back again with some goons but by this time the police had reached the spot so they could not attack us,” she instructed police.
Deputy superintendent of police in Beed, Abhijit Shivkar, stated, “The land originally belonged to a certain Sahasrabuddhe family, but now most of it is under government reservation. We will ascertain the reasons for the attack on the woman.” Not too long ago,
Raghu Pawar, a related aide of Dhas, and the complainant’s folk had turn out to be embroiled in a dispute over the land.
Suresh Dhas denied the allegations in opposition to his spouse and known as the criticism politically progressive. “My wife has nothing to do with the matter. Her name is being involved for political reasons. I have demanded an inquiry and also a forensic probe of the alleged video. The truth will come out after the investigation,” he claimed on Monday. “I have been in politics for over three decades and all the people know that I have never done caste-based politics,” he added.
Rupali Chakankar, chairperson of the Atmosphere ladies’s fee too has taken cognizance of the attack and posted on X that the fee would “follow up until the woman gets justice.”