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VHP-Bajrang Dal leader held for making remarks ‘hurting sentiments’

President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal Bhavnagar units, Ashoksinh Gohil, was arrested on Thursday for his alleged remarks “hurting religious sentiments of a community” and sharing them on social media, police said.

A scrap dealer from Bhavanagar city, Abid Pacha, was also arrested for allegedly making comments “prejudicial” to a religious group. Police saying the remarks originated from difference of views over spread of coronavirus infection in the country.…

Gogha Road police inspector RI Solanki confirmed that Gohil, a resident of Sukhsagar Society in Bhavnagar city and leader of two Hindu rightwing organisations, was arrested. “Gohil is in police custoday and a sub-inspector is investigating the case,” said Solanki.…

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