Maharashtra: Former Shiv Sena corporator arrested by ATS


In Maharashtra, former Shiv Sena corporator Shrikant Pangarkar was arrested today by the state Anti-Terrorism Squad, ATS in connection with the seizure of crude bombs and weapons from different parts of the state recently.

An ATS official said, Pangarkar was arrested under the Explosives Act, the Explosive Substances Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Three persons — Vaibhav Raut, Sharad Kalaskar and Sudhanwa Gondhalekar — were arrested from Palghar and Pune districts on August 10 in connection with the seizure of bombs and weapons. All three are in ATS custody till August 28.

Pangarkar, a former member of the Jalna Municipal Corporation, was detained by the Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI in connection activist Narendra Dabholkar killing case.


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