Dhananjay Munde Second wife: A woman claiming to be the second wife of Maharashtra Congress Minister’s second wife was arrested on September 5 for allegedly hurling casteist slurs at another woman. The arrest was made under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The woman, identified as Karuna Sharma was arrested along with Arun More on Sunday for hurling casteist abuses at a woman and on other charges. Sharma was produced before a Beed district court in Ambajogai town of Beed district which sent her to 14-day judicial custody.
More, on the other hand, was remanded to one-day police custody by the court.
According to a report by The New Indian Express, an official stated that a complaint was filed against the accused by Vishakha Ghadge in connection with the incident that took place on Sunday.
Earlier, Sharma had announced on social media that she would hold a press conference at Parli where she would reveal some information.
Reportedly, when Sharma arrived for her press conference, a large crowd, including women, had gathered near the venue. Police personnel were deployed to maintain law and order at the place. When Sharma’s car reached the venue, a group of women protested against her. The slogan, “Don’t make false allegations against Dhananjay Munde, he is god for us,” was heard.
Ghadge mentioned in the complaint that when the woman gathered to protest against Sharma, Sharma hurled casteist abuses at them.
The Parli Police added that a revolver was recovered from Sharma’s car during a search on Sunday. Following the same, Sharma’s driver Dilip Pandit was arrested under the Arms Act.
The SP added that cases of attempt to murder and other sections of IPC were also registered against Sharma and More
The case was registered under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 34 (common intention) and under the SC/ST Act.
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