Sameet Thakkar Tied With Rope, Face Covered In Black Cloth Gets Taken To Court For Tweets On Uddhav, Aditya Thackeray

Sameet Thakkar Tied With Rope, Face Covered In Black Cloth Gets Taken To Court For Tweets On Uddhav, Aditya ThackeraySameet Thakkar

Prominent twitter user Sameet Thakkar who was arrested for his comments against Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray can be purportedly seen being led to a court while being tied to a rope with his face being covered with a black cloth in a video released by his family.

Thakkar was arrested on 24 October for his tweets which allegedly termed Uddhav Thackeray a - modern day Aurangzeb and his son and fellow minister Aditya Thackeray a baby penguin.

In the video Thakkar can allegedly be seen being led while being tied to a rope. His face was also covered by a black cloth.

Social media users including BJP leaders like Varun Gandhi and Kapil Mishra expressed shock at the treatment being meted out to Thakkar.

A Nagpur court today extended Thakkar's police custody till 2 November, his family has alleged that he is being treated in the same was as a hardened terrorist would be.

The 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. Another complaint has been filed against Thakkar in Nagpur by a different Shiv Sena leader.

Following the complaint, Thakkar had approached the Bombay High Court seeking a quashing of the FIR but the court ordered him to approach the V P Road police station in Mumbai and record his statement.

Thakkar subsequently went to the police station on 5 October but reportedly left the building in the middle of the questioning. He later told the High Court that he feared the cyber-cell cops may arrest him.