A person in Kolkata who allegedly threatened and abused Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut was arrested on Thursday evening by Mumbai policemen who travelled to the Bengal capital to trace him down. Palash Bose, a gymnasium teacher, is “a member of the Dawood (Ibrahim) gang”, an anti-terror squad of the Mumbai police advised a court docket which has granted a transit remand to take him to Maharashtra.
“Palash Bose allegedly advised Sanjay Raut – ‘I’m calling from Mumbai. I’m a member of the Dawood Gang. Steer clear of the Sushant Singh Rajput case else we’ll present you and the Maharashtra authorities; you may be killed’,” the Chief Public Prosecutor advised a Justice of the Peace in Kolkata, quoting the First Info Report.
Bose, who lives within the posh Tollygunge space of south Kolkata, was traced after he made an web name the Sena Rajya Sabha member reportedly between September 2 and eight. He quickly discovered the Mumbai Police at his doorstep.
He has been booked for prison intimidation. The police have additionally seized two worldwide SIM playing cards, one Indian SIM card and two cellphones from his residence.
He claimed to be a supporter of actor Kangana Ranaut, who’s engaged in bitter political row with the Shiv Sena over her assaults on the Maharashtra authorities and the Mumbai Police over Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying and her remark evaluating Mumbai to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The Sena is livid on the actor for saying she felt unsafe in Mumbai. Simply earlier than her return to Mumbai after months at her hometown Manali, she was given Y-plus safety by the central authorities.
On Wednesday, as she returned to Mumbai amid tight safety, the Mumbai civic physique partially demolished Ms Ranaut’s workplace over alleged unlawful alterations. Although the Bombay Excessive Court docket later ordered a cease to the demolition, the workplace has been left broken.
The actor has accused the Shiv Sena of utilizing the Mumbai civic physique to focus on her.
Sanjay Raut, the Sena’s chief spokesperson, was on digital camera utilizing a slur towards her and saying she ought to keep out of Mumbai if she felt unsafe.