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Body of Sakat (19), a Dalit, was found floating in a well near rehabilitation site for the violence victims near Bhima-Koregaon in April this year.
Bhide, chief of the right-wing Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan, is accused of instigating the violence against Dalits during the 200th-anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle.
On June 6, Pune Police arrested five people, including prominent Dalit activist Sudhir Dhawale, for allegedly having Maoist links during its investigation into the Bhima Koregaon violence.
Ambedkar also said that while the police are trying to link the Bhima-Koregaon riots with the Maoists, it would backfire on them.
The commission is expected to inquire and analyse into the chronology of events associated with the Bhima-Koregaon riots and the factors responsible for them.
Bhima Koregaon riots: Accused organised lecture series in JNU on slain Naxal to instigate students, police tells court
The six were arrested for alleged Naxal links following a probe into violence in Pune district's Bhima Koregaon town on January 1, a day after Elgar Parishad was held at historic Shaniwarwada in Pune.
Days after the Pune police arrested five persons with alleged Maoist links for the Bhima Koegaon violence, Udit Raj said he wondered if Naxals are capable of mobilising lakhs of Dalits.
The purported letter allegedly mentioned of a plan to "assassinate" Prime Minister Narendra Modi in "another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident", the police told the court.
The Congress today demanded a thorough and fair probe into the Bhima-Koregaon violence after five activists with alleged Maoist links were arrested in connection with it.
Rahul Phatangade (30) a resident of Kanur Mesai, was attacked and killed by a mob, armed with stones and sticks, near Sanaswadi during the Bhima Koregaon violence on January 1.
Pune Police told a court on Thursday that they seized a letter from the residence of one of the five persons they had arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence.
Athawale said that he would try to help those arrested, if it is not found that they have any connection with the Naxal movement.
Participants expressed concern about recent 'tendency of the government of branding people as anti-nationalists if they support the cause of Dalits' and also demanded the release of those arrested.
Police have recovered a letter from Rona Wilson's computer which appears to have been written by fugitive Naxal leader Milind Teltumbde.
While the People’s Union for Civil Liberries (PUCL) condemned the arrests, Dalit activists raised questions on why police is avoiding arrest of Hindutva icon Sambhaji Bhide in the case.