Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh): Bageshwar Dham chief Dhirendra Shastri's brother Shaligram Garg was arrested on Thursday, along with another accomplice Rajaram Tiwari, for "using abusive language, pointing a gun and threatening the complainant" during wedding function on Feb 11 in Gadha village, Chhatarpur district.
But both were granted bail shortly after their arrest by Madhya Pradesh police after furnishing a personal bond of ₹25,000.
Garg along with his aide, Rajaram Tiwari was presented before the court seeking their judicial custody.
An FIR was registered against Shaligram Garg under sections 294, 323,506, 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and SC/ST Act.
Shaligram allegedly threatened a dalit man on gunpoint
Recently, a video went viral on social media, in which Dhirendra Shastri’s brother Shaligram Garg was seen barging into a wedding and allegedly threatening a man from the Dalit community at gunpoint in Gada village of Chhatarpur district. When people tried to stop him, Shaligram started hurling abuses at them.
Police had said that efforts were on to arrest the accused.
Later, Bageshwar Dham Sarkar aka Dhirendra Shastri in a video statement had distanced himself from the matter stating that the country has a constitution and he does not support anything wrong.
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