Sattar aide booked for assault on activist

  • | Thursday | 28th September, 2023

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar: State minority affairs minister Abdul Sattars close aide was among six people to be booked for allegedly assaulting an activist in Sillod tehsil of Aurangabad district.The activist, in a cross complaint lodged by the aide, has been booked under the stringent SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.An incident took place in Sillod. We have registered FIRs against both parties under relevant sections based on the complaints that we received, superintendent of police Maneesh Kalwaniya said. The activist, Mahesh Shankarpalli, had been to the revenue office to attend a hearing related to survey number 92 as he had alleged that illegal entries had been made in the revenue records of the survey. He was assaulted by the suspects soon after he stepped out of the hall.Shankarpalli approached the Sillod police and lodged a complaint, based on which an FIR was lodged. Later, claiming threat to his life, he also demanded police protection.Following this, the ministers aide, Rajeshwar Aarke (46) lodged a complaint against Shankarpalli claiming that the activist had hurled casteist abuses. A case under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act has been registered against the activist. Sattar could not be reached for comment.We also published the following articles recentlyYSR aide booked as kin claims frame-upA criminal case has been filed against a senior IPS officer, two city cops, and a close aide of the late AP CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy for allegedly harassing and implicating the aides son-in-law in a false attempt-to-murder case. The case was registered after the son-in-law filed a complaint stating that the police refused to register his complaint after a domestic dispute, but later filed a case against him in collusion with his father-in-law. The son-in-law alleges that the police stole his bike to falsely implicate him in the case.Cases lodged against 21 cattle ownersThe Kolhapur Municipal Corporation has filed police cases against 21 cattle owners for allowing their cattle to roam the streets, causing inconvenience and posing a threat to commuters. The owners had to pay a fine of Rs 1,000 to get their cattle back, but the corporation felt this was not sufficient and decided to lodge cases against them. In other news, the state government of Jaipur has allocated a budget of Rs 36 crore to provide incentives to cattle owners for artificial insemination, while two individuals have been arrested for illegally trafficking cattle.Blasters file complaint against Williams nose-pinching actThe Kerala Blasters FC management has filed an official complaint against Bengaluru FC winger Ryan Williams for allegedly making a racist nose-pinching gesture towards Blasters defender Aibanbha Dohling during a recent match. The Blasters and their official fan base, Manjappada, have condemned the behavior and called for action to be taken. This incident is reminiscent of a similar case in 2007 involving Lyons Milan Baros, who was suspended for three matches for a nose-pinching gesture. Meanwhile, the Blasters secured a 2-1 victory over Bengaluru FC in the ISL-10 season opener.

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Sattar aide booked for assault on activist
  • Thursday | 28th September, 2023