New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday condemned the deplorable act by the Shiv Sena goons who attacked an ex-Navy officer on Friday.
Singh dialled ex-Navy officer Madan Sharma an enquired about his health. The Union Minister said that such attacks on ex-Servicemen “completely unacceptable and deplorable”.
“Spoke to retired naval officer, Shri Madan Sharma who was attacked by hooligans in Mumbai and enquired about his health. Such attacks on Ex-Servicemen is completely unacceptable and deplorable. I wish Madanji a speedy recovery,” Rajnath Singh tweeted.
In a shocking development, the Shiv Sena goons were granted bail within 24 hours of arrest. Mumbai police on Friday night, arrested six people – Shiv Sena Shakha chiefs Kamlesh Kadam, Sanjay Manjre and four others.
Shiv Sena goons allegedly attacked an ex-Navy officer on Friday over a WhatsApp forward.
“Eight to ten persons attacked and beat me up today after I received threatening calls for a message that I had forwarded. I have worked for the nation my entire life. A government like this should not exist,” Sharma said.
The thrashing has caused a serious injury to Sharma’s eye. He said that he received threatening calls for the message that he had forwarded on a WhatsApp group.