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Ekbote, who heads a right-wing organisation called the Samast Hindu Aghadi, was booked by the Pune Police in two separate FIRs on charges of inciting violence.
Hindutva leader Ekbote was arrested by the Maharashtra Police on March 14 this year, after the Supreme Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea.
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
The police had yesterday arrested Ekbote from his residence here, after the Supreme Court turned down his anticipatory bail plea.
Dalit leaders and workers at the village had alleged that Hindutva activists Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide instigated the violence.
Ekbote, who has been granted an interim protection from arrest by the Supreme Court, was summoned to the Shikrapur police station in the district.
According to the police, a court in Pune yesterday issued an arrest warrant against right-wing leader Ekbote, who was booked for allegedly inciting violence on January 1.
The bench then rejected the Samasta Hindu Aghadi leader’s plea and observed that the Pune court’s observations made while rejecting his plea could not be ignored.
Ekbote, in his plea, has claimed that he has been wrongly implicated under false charges and pleaded that charges against him be quashed.
Bhima Koregaon violence: Bombay High Court Judge recuses himself from hearing prime accused Milind Ekbote anticipatory bail plea
Last week, a special court in Pune had rejected a plea for anticipatory bail filed by Ekbote, facing charges of inciting violence at Bhima Koregaon.
The leader submitted his plea before a bench led by Justice B R Gavai today after a Pune sessions court refused to grant him any interim protection from arrest last week.
The Shivajinagar sessions court, where the anticipatory bail plea came up for hearing before judge Bhadure, rejected the plead.
Bhima Koregaon violence: Sambhaji Bhide says he had nothing to do with Bhima-Koregaon violence, says NCP MP
Milind Ekbote of Samast Hindu Aghadi and Sambhaji Bhide, the founder of Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan, are in the spotlight for allegedly "orchestrating" the violence.