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Hindutva leader Ekbote was arrested by the Maharashtra Police on March 14 this year, after the Supreme Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea.
A Pune police team today searched the residence of a lawyer here in connection with his "provocative speeches" at an event organised to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle.
The raids which started at around 5 a.m., and were carried out by several teams of the Pune police in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, in the homes and offices of various Dalit activists.
Right-wing bodies protest for withdrawal of Bhima-Koregaon violence case against Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide
Members of various right-wing organisations assembled near the riverbed near the historic Shaniwarwada for the protest, a day after the police denied them permission to hold a march.
No proof of Sambhaji Bhide's involvement in Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said there was no proof of the involvement of right-wing Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide in the January 1 Bhima-Koregaon violence.
He also demanded the arrest of Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Patil-Danve for his social media comments on the Bhima-Koregaon caste riots.
Hindutva leader Ekbote was arrested by the Maharashtra Police on March 14, after the Supreme Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea.
Bhima-Koregaon case: Samasta Hindi Aghadi executive president Milind Ekbote attacked in court premises
Milind Ekbote was arrested under charges of inciting the riot at Bhima-Koregan last Wednesday and was remanded to police custody till March 21.
He also demanded that the judicial commission, set up under retired Justice Jai Narayan Patel, to probe the Bhima-Koregaon violence be disbanded and a sitting judge be appointed to investigate the inc
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra government ‘misusing authority’ by withdrawing cases, says former DGP
Earlier March 13, the Maharashtra government said that they have decided to withdraw all cases against accused booked in violence during state bandh post Bhima-Koregaon agitation.
The police had yesterday arrested Ekbote from his residence here, after the Supreme Court turned down his anticipatory bail plea.
During the hearing, Ekbote's counsel said the state has already filed a status report before the court and the apex court had earlier granted him interim protection from arrest.
Dalit leaders and workers at the village had alleged that Hindutva activists Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide instigated the violence.
The Maharashtra government plans to withdraw cases against the accused in the January 1 Bhima-Koregaon caste riots in Pune which had left one dead.
The Congress legislator said the incident was a fallout of two-and-a-half thousand years of oppression of the downtrodden castes by the upper castes.