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Maharashtra BJP minister attended Dawood's relative's marriage: report

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Published May 25, 2017, 9:24 am IST
Updated May 25, 2017, 12:50 pm IST
The invitation for the marriage was reportedly given to the police personnel by some Muslim clerics.
Maharashtra BJP minister Girish Mahajan. (Photo: Facebook/ Girish Mahajan Official)
 Maharashtra BJP minister Girish Mahajan. (Photo: Facebook/ Girish Mahajan Official)

Mumbai: Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Girish Mahajan is in trouble for attending wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim's female relative's wedding at Nasik recently, said a report in DNA.

Some police officials also attended the marriage of the woman, whose family members are said to be distant relatives of Dawood Ibrahim.

 

Taking cognisance, city police commissioner Ravindra Singhal on Wednesday ordered an internal inquiry against the concerned police personnel.

Some personnel attached to Bhadrakali police station in Old City area reportedly attended the marriage ceremony held at a posh mall in Mahatma Nagar area on Monday.

The invitation for the marriage was reportedly given to the police personnel by some Muslim clerics.

The bridegroom is the son of a former local corporator.

Some other politicians, including MLAs and corporators, reportedly attended the function too.

 

"The invitation for the marriage was sent to some police officials of Bhadrakali police station and also to some corporators, political personalities, MLAs etc.," he told PTI.

Singhal, however, didn't specify the exact number of police personnel who attended the marriage.

According to sources in local police, an ACP-rank officer also attended the function.

Singhal said the statements of the police personnel who attended the marriage are being recorded.

"It will take two days to complete the internal enquiry against the officials as some of them are on leave," he said, adding that the police force was also busy in providing bandobast in Malegaon in the district where municipal corporation elections were held on Wednesday.

 

There is no report on whether any action will be initiated against the Maharashtra minister.

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