THE Member of Parliament (MP) from BJP party in Mumbai Kirit Somaiya has been finally booked by Navghar police. Kirit Somaiya is an accused for manhandling and creating a ruckus at the Navghar police station in suburban Mumbai.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Dr Vinay Rathod confirmed about registration of FIR against Somaiya.
The case has been registered under sections of 353 (assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from his duty), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code.
On August 24, 2014, ABI had published an article under headline – “BJP MP Kirit Somaiya slaps Inspector, walks away with accused.”
According to the police diary, Somiya an MP from Mumbai North-East on August 21, 2014 went to Navghar police station in Mulund (east) with his supporters demanding release of his close aide. They forcibly entered the crime detection room manhandled Inspector Sampat Munde stating that how dare he (Munde) arrest his man without his permission. Somaiya forcibly took away the wanted accused Parikshit Dhume from police custody. Munde noted down the entire episode in the police station diary. ABI is in possession of copy of police station diary.
On April 16, 2014, Navghar police had registered an offence (CR Number 16/2014) under section 37 (3), sub-section 135 of Mumbai Police Act against Parikshit Dhume. Somaiya’s supporters had a clash with the NCP leader Sanjay Patil’s followers. Dhume was wanted in Navghar police records since then.