Mumbai, Mar 5: Union minister Narayan Rane and his MLA son Nitesh Rane have been quizzed by the police right here for a number of hours on Saturday in reference to a case registered in opposition to them for allegedly making slanderous and deceptive statements in regards to the dying of Disha Salian, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s former supervisor.
Rane and his son, each BJP leaders, arrived on the Malvani police station within the western suburbs round 1.45 pm, and left round 10.45 pm, 9 hours later. The Union minister’s supporters thronged outdoors the police station when he arrived. The Malvani police had earlier despatched a discover to Nitesh Rane to look earlier than the investigating officer on Thursday. His father was requested to look on Friday.
However their legal professionals had stated that because the state legislature was in session, the 2 leaders would seem earlier than the police on Saturday. A courtroom right here on Friday had granted interim safety from arrest until March 10 to each Union minister Rane and his son. The Ranes had filed anticipatory bail purposes earlier than the Dindoshi periods courtroom in suburban Malad fearing arrest within the case.
In line with the FIR registered by Malvani police, Union MSME minister Rane made sure remarks about Disha Salian’s dying at a press convention on February 19 the place his son was additionally current. Salian allegedly dedicated suicide by leaping off a high-rise in suburban Malad on June 8, 2020, six days earlier than actor Rajput (34) was discovered hanging at his condo in suburban Bandra.
Chatting with reporters after leaving the police station on Saturday night time, Narayan Rane claimed that after the deaths of Salian and Rajput, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray known as him twice and requested him to not discuss Salian’s dying. Officers from the chief minister’s workplace or spokespersons of the Shiv Sena, Thackeray’s social gathering, weren’t out there for feedback instantly. Narayan Rane, a former Shiv Sena chief himself, turned a bitter critic of Uddhav Thackeray after falling out with him and leaving the social gathering in 2005. PTI
Story first revealed: Saturday, March 5, 2022, 23:45 [IST]