Case of the killing of 2 Sadhus by a mob in Palghar

The District Police Superintendent Gaurav Singh sent on forced leave

Thane (Maharashtra) – The Maharashtra Government on 7th May sent Superintendent of Palghar Police SP Gaurav Singh on forced leave, three weeks after three men including 2 Sadhus were lynched in the District. The Government has already suspended five policemen from the Kasa station, under whose jurisdiction the incident took place, while 35 others have been transferred.

The decision to send Singh on compulsory leave came after Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh visited the Gadhchinchle village. The Additional Police Superintendent of Palghar be given the charge in the interim