Bhima Koregaon: Is Milind Ekbote Being Protected? / Commission of Inquiry hearings

Bhima Koregaon: Is Milind Ekbote Being Protected? / Commission of Inquiry hearings

Bhima Koregaon: Is Milind Ekbote Being Protected?

03/02/2022 / by Jyoti Punwani

The former BJP corporator was named by a villager in a police complaint made three days before the January 1, 2018 violence at Bhima Koregaon.
Yet, the police did not include his name in the FIR.

Jyoti Punwani reports.
Once again, Milind Ekbote’s name cropped up in the hearings of the Bhima Koregaon Commission of Inquiry.
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Ekbote named, not chargesheeted in case of desecration in 2017: ACP Galande


Hindustan Times / by Shalaka Shinde

Assistant commissioner of police Ramesh Galande, 57 – who was in charge of the Shikrapur police station in 2018 when the Bhima-Koregaon riots took place – deposed before the Bhima-Koregaon Inquiry Commission on Thursday.
During his deposition, it was established that the tension in the Vadhu Budrukh region began after installing a board mentioning Govind Gopal Gaikwad (Mahar) while the name of Milind Ekbote of the Samasta Hindu Aghadi was dropped from the FIR as he was found to have no connection with vandalising the board.
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Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry hearings: IPS officer deposes before panel; some lawyers seek more time to examine videos of violence


The Indian Express / by Chandan Haygunde

The two-member commission is investigating the factors that led to the violence, in which one person died and several others were injured. Satpute’s chief examination was recorded by commission’s lawyer Aashish Satpute.
IPS officer Tejaswi Satpute, the superintendent of Solapur Rural Police, deposed as a witness before the Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday. On, January 1, 2018, when violence broke out in Koregaon Bhima, she was the additional SP (Pune division) of Pune Rural Police.
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Also read:
Sambhaji Bhide & Milind Ekbote instigated the Bhima Koregaon Violence,” an accused deposes as witness before Inquiry Commission (LawBeat / Oct 2021)
Proposal to Chargesheet Hindutva Leaders in Bhima Koregaon Violence (Gauri Lankesh News / Jan 2021)
Casting a Veil – What we miss by ignoring Maratha caste politics in the Bhima Koregaon case (The Caravan / Dec 2020)

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