A Special Investigation Team has been shaped to probe the demise of Independent Lok Sabha MP Mohan Delkar, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Desmukh mentioned within the meeting in the present day. Mr Delkar, a father of two, was discovered lifeless in a resort on Mumbai’s Marine Drive final month. The Mumbai police mentioned the postmortem investigation has confirmed demise by hanging and a suicide notice had been discovered within the resort room.
The Maharashtra authorities’s transfer got here after a number of calls for correct investigation within the case.
The Congress — a part of the Shiv Sena-led authorities within the state — has demanded a judicial inquiry. The 58-year-old was a seven-time MP from the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and headed the get together unit there earlier than quitting in 2019 and contesting as an Independent.
According to Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera, Mr Delkar earlier wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and different senior leaders, flagging the “harassment” he was going through by the hands of the administrator Praful Khoda Patel and different officers of Dadra and Nagra Haveli.
The get together has questioned why the Centre had not acted when he repeatedly raised the problem of “harassment”.
The 15-page suicide notice present in Mohan Delkar’s resort room in Gujarati had named some folks, however the police haven’t revealed particulars.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has mentioned that he’ll request Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to direct the authorities in Dadra and Nagar Haveli to cooperate with Mumbai police within the probe.