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Bhima-Koregaon cases to be quashed

DNMUM409716 | 3/14/2018 | Author : DNA correspondent | WC :425 | Mumbai

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to withdraw all cases of rioting, except the serious ones, in connection with the violence at Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district on January 1.
However, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Opposition leaders remained mum over the fate of one of the main accused — Sambhaji alias Manohar Bhide - in the state legislative council.
Sources say there is tacit agreement between the Treasury benches and the Opposition - Congress and the NCP - to spare Bhide and take action against other accuseds, including Hindutva leader Milind Ekbote.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Tuesday that a committee will be set under the Additional Director General (Law and Order) to scrutinise a
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