Sameet Thakkar Now Arrested By Mumbai Police For Tweets Against Uddhav, Aditya Thackeray

Sameet Thakkar Now Arrested By Mumbai Police For Tweets Against Uddhav, Aditya ThackeraySameet Thakkar

Prominent twitter user Sameet Thakkar who was granted bail by a Nagpur court on Monday (3 November), has now been arrested by the Mumbai Police and will be taken to the Maharashtra capital.

As per a Live Law report, a team of Mumbai's VP Road police station was present in the courtroom while Thakkar was being granted bail. The cops then sought the permission of the presiding judge M V Bharade and proceeded to arrest him.

The arrest has been made over the same comments by Thakkar. This complaint against Thakkar was made by a Mumbai resident known Dharmendra Mishra who calls himself the legal head of Yuva Sena and is also a legal consultant for Shiv Sena.

He was arrested on 24 October by the Nagpur police over a complaint filed by a Shiv Sena leader at Sitabuldi. As per reports he will now be taken to Mumbai today.

The arrests pertain to Thakkar's tweets which allegedly termed Uddhav Thackeray a - modern day Aurangzeb and his son and fellow minister Aditya Thackeray a baby penguin.

Following the arrest a disturbing video released by Thakkar's family purportedly showed him being led to a court while being tied to a rope with his face being covered with a black cloth.