“No person ought to take legislation into their fingers, and they need to additionally not attempt to incite folks. Why ought to one be attacked, everyone seems to be free to go anyplace within the state, why must you be attacked for this? This could not have occurred; there aren’t any two opinions on this within the authorities,” he informed journalists.
Pawar was referring to the alleged assault on Somaiya on the Khar police station by Shiv Sena staff on Saturday. Somaiya had gone to the Khar police station to fulfill the Rana couple, who have been arrested for allegedly inciting the general public with their plan to chant ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ outdoors chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s residence. On Tuesday, the couple have been produced earlier than a court docket, which despatched them to 14 days’ judicial custody. Pawar additionally criticised the Rana couple and stated Somaiya mustn’t have gone to the Khar police station to fulfill them as a consequence of infected tempers. He, nevertheless, once more reiterated that there mustn’t have been violence in opposition to BJP leaders. “Whether or not anybody has central safety or state safety, nobody needs to be attacked, nobody has the proper to take legislation into their fingers and everybody ought to hold their peace … Everyone seems to be indignant and captivated with assaults on their management, nevertheless if there’s some criticism then they need to tolerate it. When working the state, points hold cropping up and we have to preserve legislation and order,” he stated.