Mumbai Police has arrested me from my residence, claims BJP leader Kirit Somaiya

Kirit Somaiya alleged that he has been arrested by Mumbai Police from Nilam Nagar in Mulund while stating that he is being stopped from going to the residence of Anant Karmuse.

Mumbai Police has arrested me from my residence, claims BJP leader Kirit Somaiya
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Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya has been detained from his residence in Mumbai. Somaiya, who has served as a three-time MP, is currently the Maharashtra BJP Vice-President. 

Somaiya on Wednesday took to Twitter to inform that he has been detained at his residential premises by Mumbai. Police. The BJP leader was scheduled to meet Anant Karmuse which Somaiya claimed was beaten by “Jitendra Awhad’s men”. 

Kirit Somaiya further alleged that he has been arrested by Mumbai Police from Nilam Nagar in Mulund while stating that he is being stopped from going to the residence of Anant Karmuse. 

Somaiya said that he is being taken to Navnagar Police Station in Mulund East. 

Earlier, a 40-year-old year man named Anant Karmuse filed a police complaint alleging that he has been beaten by the men of Maharashtra Minister Jitendra Awhad at his bungalow. 

Karmuse, an engineer by profession, has alleged that the policemen took him to NCP leader Jitendra Awhad’s bungalow instead of the police station where the minister’s men thrashed him with a bamboo stick and belt. The man, in his complaint, has also alleged that Jitendra Awhad was also present. 

Earlier, Karmuse had posted a morphed photo with Jitendra Awhad’s face and a lit-up match stick with a caption, “I protest against the person who has edited the photo.” 

This happened on April 5 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked people to light candles and ‘diyas’ to fight the “darkness of the coronavirus”. 

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