Vicky Nanjappa

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How Uddhav Thackeray’s Maharashtra govt tried to cover up murder of Hindu pharmacist Umesh Kolhe

The NIA has found a similar pattern in the murder of Lal and Kolhe. There were Dawah squads involved in both the cases, which had ordered a hit on the two of them

New Delhi, Dec 24: The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into whether former chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray had tried to influence the investigation into the killing of Umesh Kolhe in Amaravati.

Umesh Kolhe

Pharmacist Umesh Kolhe was killed by Muslim fundamentals on June 21 for sharing a message defending now suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma.

While responding to a calling attention motion by independent MLA Ravi Rana, Maharashtra minister, Shamburaje Desai told the state assembly that the State Intelligence Department will investigate the matter whether Thackeray had asked the police commissioner of Amaravati Arti Singh to examine the robbery angle in the killing of Kolhe.

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