Nanded: Sadhus are constantly being targeted in Maharashtra. The case of the killing of two sadhus in Palghar had not yet been completely pacified that now there is an atmosphere of fear in the area due to the killing of a sadhu in Nanded. Now the case of the murder of Bal Brahmachari Sadhu Shivacharya has been reported in Nagthana of Umri taluka of Nanded, Maharashtra. Police have arrested a person named Sainath Shingade from Telangana in the murder case.
Police say that the accused was trying to escape by putting the body of the monk in the lap of his car. The laptop and 65 thousand left the train and ran away. The car got stuck in the gate of the monastery so he stole another bike and ran away. Police are currently investigating the case.
BJP leader and spokesperson Ram Kadam have surrounded the state government over the killing of the sadhus. He said that for the second time in a span of one month, the sadhus were killed in Maharashtra. The government has completely failed. He said that the killing of the sadhus, which took place for the first time, was declared a rumour by the government. Neither saints nor police is safe in Maharashtra. In the last 2 months, more than 240 policemen have been attacked in Maharashtra. He said that the Maharashtra government has completely failed.
At the same time, Nanded Congress leader Charanjit Sapra has condemned the killing of the monk. He said that this case seems to be of mutual enmity and theft
Significantly, last month, three people including two sadhus were beaten to death by a mob in Gadchinchale village of Palghar, Maharashtra. During this time the police present there remained mute spectators. According to the information, both the sadhus were going to attend the last visit of their guru in Gujarat during the lockdown. 101 people have been arrested in this case. Further investigation is in progress.