Hours after Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey tweeted a video of MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana sipping tea whereas in police custody, the MP on Tuesday issued a clarification by means of her lawyer claiming “ill-treatment” within the lock-up of Santacruz police station after her arrest final Saturday, and never at Khar police station.
The Impartial MP from Amravati had earlier written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla claiming “inhuman therapy” in “Khar police station” after her “unlawful arrest”, the place she stated she was denied water to drink and confronted casteist slurs.
Advocate Rizwan Service provider, representing Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana in courts, stated, “It seems that there’s some tweet which is being floated round on social media by means of police commissioner Sanjay Pandey concerning the grievance made by (Navneet) Rana with reference to grievances of being subjected to ill-treatment whereas in police custody by not being supplied primary amenities like water, bathroom and many others…
“I simply need to make clear that the tweet of Sanjay Pandey sir is concerning the time spent by my consumer at Khar police station after being arrested. The officers did supply tea, there isn’t any doubt about it. However they (the Rana couple) have been at Khar police station until 1 am. Roughly, after 1 am, they (the Rana couple) have been transferred to the lock-up of Santacruz police station the place they have been detained for the remainder of the evening till they have been produced earlier than courtroom,” Mr Service provider stated.
He stated the grievance of Navneet Rana being subjected to ill-treatment is just not concerning the detention at Khar police station, however concerning the lock-up at Santacruz police station.
In her letter to the Lok Sabha Speaker, Navneet Rana had stated she was being put up on the police station with out regard to the workplace held by her and was not given ingesting water whereas in police custody. Ms Navneet alleged she was abused on account of her caste.
“I used to be taken to the Khar Police Station on 23.04.2022 and I spent the evening within the police station on 23.04.2022…I made a number of and repeated calls for for ingesting water all through the evening, nevertheless, no ingesting water was supplied to me all through the evening,” Navneet Rana had stated within the letter.
She sought motion in opposition to the Mumbai Commissioner of Police and different prime officers over her “unlawful” arrest. The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Monday sought particulars from the Maharashtra authorities inside 24 hours following the allegations made by Navneet Rana in opposition to the police after her arrest.
Earlier within the day, the Mumbai Police Commissioner tweeted a 12-second video, “Do we are saying something extra”. The video clip reveals the Rana couple sitting on chairs and sipping tea in entrance of police officers at a police station. Bottles of mineral water are additionally seen on the desk in entrance of them.
Do we are saying something extra pic.twitter.com/GuUxldBKD5
— Sanjay Pandey (@sanjayp_1) April 26, 2022
Navneet Rana and Ravi Rana have been arrested on Saturday after they gave a name for chanting Hanuman Chalisa exterior Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s residence ‘Matoshree’ in Mumbai, which triggered offended protests by Shiv Sena staff and supporters. The couple later withdrew their name, citing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to Mumbai for an occasion.