Madan Sharma, a retired Navy officer who alleged he was overwhelmed up by Shiv Sena staff in Mumbai on Friday, has requested all staff and organisations of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray ought to search apology from all the nation, that such incident doesn’t happen once more with anybody else.
In an announcement, Madan Sharma mentioned, “I’m injured and stressed. What happened, is saddening. I would like to tell Uddhav Thackeray that if you can’t look after law and order then resign and let people decide who should look after it.”
At least 4 Shiv Sainiks who had been arrested for assaulting a retired Indian Navy officer for allegedly forwarding a cartoon on Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, had been launched on bail right here on Saturday, officers mentioned.
The sufferer, Madan Sharma, 65, is a resident of Lokhandwala Complex in Kandivali east, who had reportedly forwarded a cartoon displaying Thackeray prostrating earlier than photos of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar, on a WhatsApp group of his society members.
The incident occurred on Friday afternoon when a bunch of round 8-10 individuals, all allegedly Shiv Sainiks, got here and assaulted Sharma in his society compound.
The Shiv Sainiks, together with a Shakha Pramukh Kamlesh Kadam, discovered the cartoon objectionable, stormed inside Sharma’s complicated and attacked him, mentioned an official of Samata Nagar Police Station.
Earlier, although no one from the society had reacted to the cartoon, somebody had forwarded it Kadam, his medico daughter Dr. Sheela Sharma mentioned.
A CCTV clip of the society posted by native Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Atul Bhatkalkar reveals the attackers chasing Sharma, dragging him by the collar, pulling his shirt and attacking with no intervention from the society safety personnel.
With pink and swollen eyes, although Sharma apparently escaped critical accidents, he managed to succeed in house quickly afterwards after which went to the police station to lodge a grievance, at the same time as a number of BJP leaders slammed the federal government for the incident.
(With inputs from IANS)