Another Shiv Sena leader was found drunk on power in Baramati area of Maharashtra, where the leader’s car allegedly mowed down two girls. The Shiv Sena Shakha Pramuk from Baramati mowed down two school girls with his SUV. The incident too place on Baramati-Morgaon road and claimed the lives of the two girls. Agitated with the incident the locals burnt the car of the Shiv Sena leader. This is not the first instance a Shiv Sena leader has been in a drunk on power controversy.

The victims of the incident have been identified as 12-year-old, Samiksha Vitkar and and 13-year-old, Dnyaneshwar Pawar. The accused Shiv Sena leader’s name is Pappu Mane and as per reports her was on the driving seat when the accident took place. He as been absconding after the incident took place.

Agitated people in the area have blocked the road and are demanding strict action against the accused.

There have been earlier instances of Shiv Sena leaders been drunk on power. Ravindra Gaikward, a Member of Parliament of the Shiv Sena on March 23, 2017, while travelling to Delhi from Pune, he was accused of hitting an Air India staff with his shoe 25 times and attempting to throw him out of the plane. This act led all of the Indian Airline companies to impose an No-Fly ban on him.

Delhi police filed two criminal charges on him: one for hitting the government staff on duty and the other for taking the plane ransom without departing from the plane.

After a lot of tussle, Air India lifted the ban on Shiv Sena lawmaker Ravindra Gaikwad but a section of national carrier’s pilots refused to fly him unless he apologised for allegedly assaulting a senior cabin crew on board. Later, Gaikwad expressed regret for the incident but did not apologise in a letter to civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapati Raju.

First Published | 12 October 2017 2:39 PM
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