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Updated on: Saturday, January 08, 2022, 09:27 PM IST

Jaish-e-Mohammed recce of RSS office: Such an attack cannot happen in Maharashtra, police are competent, says Nana Patole

Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole | ANI

Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole | ANI

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Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Nana Patole on Saturday while speaking about an alleged recce by Jaish-e-Mohammed at the RSS Headquarters in Nagpur said that such an attack cannot happen in Maharashtra as the state police are competent.

Earlier, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said that recce of vital installations in Maharashtra's Nagpur is a serious issue. He hoped that the Maharashtra police and Central agencies will take the necessary steps to thwart any incident.

The Nagpur Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar said a case was registered on Thursday against unidentified members of the terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed for conducting recce of "vital installations" in Nagpur. ‘’The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is headquartered in Nagpur where Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat and important office bearers of the Sangh reside. There is also Hedgewar Bhavan at Reshimbagh. It is understood that Jaish-e-Mohammed did recce of important places including these two places,’’ he added.

"We have registered an offence under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, it is being investigated by the Crime Branch,’’ he said.

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Published on: Saturday, January 08, 2022, 09:27 PM IST
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