Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday claimed he had warned some get together leaders that Sachin Vaze, the suspended Mumbai police officer who’s at the moment within the NIA’s custody, could create problems for the Maharashtra authorities.
Mr. Raut additionally mentioned the Sachin Vaze episode taught some classes to the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities in Maharashtra.
The Sena, NCP and Congress share energy within the State.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) earlier this month arrested Mr. Vaze over his alleged function in planting an explosive-laden SUV close to industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence in south Mumbai on February 25.
He was earlier additionally suspended in 2004 over the custodial demise of Ghatkopar bomb blasts accused Khwaja Yunus, and was reinstated into the police pressure final yr.
“When there was plan to reinstate Sachin Vaze into the Maharashtra police force, I had informed some leaders that he could create problems for us. His behaviour and style of working could lead to some troubles for the government,” Mr. Raut informed a TV channel.
The Rajya Sabha member additional mentioned he can’t reveal names of these leaders, however “they are well aware of my conversation with them”.
Mr. Raut mentioned he has been a journalist for some many years and therefore, is aware of about Mr. VVaze.
An individual is just not unhealthy, however typically a selected state of affairs makes him so, he mentioned.
“This whole incident of Vaze’s activities and controversies thereafter taught a lesson to the MVA government. It was good in a way that it happened and taught us some lessons,” the Sena’s chief spokesperson mentioned.
On Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray backing the suspended police officer, Mr. Raut mentioned they didn’t have sufficient details about Mr. Vaze and his actions.
“The chief minister supported him, but with his (Waze’s) activities having surfaced, there is no reason to shield the officer,” he mentioned.
On the hypothesis in political circles that Union Home Minister Amit Shah met NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad on Saturday, Mr. Raut mentioned Mr. Shah is understood for holding a number of conferences within the Gujarat metropolis with varied leaders.
“There is nothing to raise eyebrows over the rumoured meeting between Sharad Pawar and BJP leader Amit Shah. In fact, a dialogue between leaders of opposition (rival) parties is good. I am saying this provided they actually met each other in Ahmedabad,” he mentioned.
“If it was really a secret meeting, how come it (news about it) came out,” he added.
Mr. Raut additionally mentioned the three-party alliance in Maharashtra is not going to be affected by the result of the Assembly polls in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu or different states.
On his comment in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ the place he referred to as Maharashtra NCP chief Anil Deshmukh an unintended residence minister, Mr. Raut mentioned Mr. Deshmukh is a gentleman.
“He must have gone through a lot of trouble and hardship while handling a crucial portfolio like the home ministry. I had even spoken to him and told him that he would face lot of criticism,” the Sena chief mentioned.