Mr. Fadnavis said, “This committee will submit recommendations to a cabinet sub-committee, which will then decide whether the serious cases should also be withdrawn.
He said, “We have appointed a committee under an officer of the rank of Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) to assess serious cases before withdrawing them.
Speaking in the Legislative Council, Mr. Fadnavis said that the government would provide compensation for property worth ?13 crore that was destroyed during the four days of rioting.
Mr. Fadnavis said, “Despite our best efforts to arrest him, he escaped.
The rest will be withdrawn.”The State announced the withdrawal of 989 cases, of which 350 are serious offences.
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