Pune, 29th December 2021: A case has been registered by Pune city police against Hindutva leader Milind Ekbote of Samast Hindu Aghadi organisation, Kalicharan Maharaj and others for allegedly making provocative speeches during a program last week.
Based on a complaint from policeman Somnath Dhage, an FIR was registered on Tuesday at Khadak police station.
According to police, a program was organised at Natubaug on December 19 to celebrate the killing of Afzal Khan by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The accused made statements that could incite people and hurt religious sentiments.
The other accused in the case include Mohanrao Shete, Dipak Nagpure, Nandkishore Ekbote and Digendra Kumar.
Milind Ekbote is one of the accused in cases related to the violence of January 1, 2018, on the anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.
He was arrested by Pune Rural Police in connection with the case but was later released on bail.