Ameet Satam, BJP MLA from Andheri, has filed a complaint with the Juhu police alleging threats to his life and his family members. The suspects include a colleague from his own party and political rivals.
Despite repeated attempts, Satam refused to respond to calls and messages to comment on the police complaint filed last week.
Senior police officials were tight lipped about the complaint but sources confirmed that Satam had named an ex-corporator of his own party among others.
According to local a BJP office-bearer of Andheri, the police had recorded the statement of the former corporator while notices have been issued to others.
“It is shameful that internal squabbling and wild allegations are made against party workers to settle personal scores. Local public is already upset with the delayed projects causing massive traffic jams and non-availability of public representatives to hear grievances will cost heavy for BJP in Juhu, Andheri and Lokhandwala belt,” fumed a BJP functionary.
Mumbai police has initiated an inquiry into the complaints and started recording statements of all those named in the complaint.
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