Bombay High Court rejects Milind Ekbote’s anticipatory bail plea

Bhima-Koregaon violence

The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected the anticipatory bail application of Milind Ekbote, the leader of the Hindutva outfit Samasta Hindu Aghadi, that is accused of inciting violence in Bhima Koregaon on January 1, ANI reported.

Pune’s Deputy Mayor Siddharth Dhende, who led the committee, said there was sufficient evidence against Ekbote and Bhide proving that they had instigated the violence against Dalits.

Milind Ekbote has been accused of inciting violence on Dalits who had gathered in Bhima Koregaon on January 1st to celebrate the anniversary of a battle fought 200 years ago in which the Peshva army was defeated at the hands of British forces comprising mainly Dalit soldiers.


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