Sadhus living in Jharkhand threatened with Palghar-like consequences by goons – Times Now

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After the death of the ashram founder- Mouni Baba, land mafia has been making repeated attempts to take over the plot (Representative Image). |  Photo Credit: iStock Images

Jamshedpur: Seers living in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand were allegedly threatened by a group of goons inside their ashram on Monday. Allegedly, a history-sheeter forcefully entered the ashram where the sadhus live and issued threats to them.

The accused man was identified as Ravidas and his entourage of gang members allegedly barged into the Mouni Baba Ashram on Monday and threatened the sadhus of 'Palghar-like' consequences.

One of the threatened sadhuswas identified as Mahant Meghnath Saraswati. On Monday, Ravidas and 20 of his associates allegedly entered the ashram. Accused of murder and extortion, Ravidas allegedly wants to capture the land on which the ashram has been built, The Times of India reported.

After the death of the ashram founder- Mouni Baba, land mafia has been making repeated attempts to take over the land. Renu Gupta, Sonari police station officer-in-charge said that an FIR has been registered against the accused. Gupta added that the police are trying to gather the CCTV footage of the ashram for further probe.

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In April this year, two sadhus and their drivers were allegedly murdered in Maharashtra's Palghar. Several protests were staged after the sadhus and driver were brutally murdered in the area. Allegedly, the three deceased were mistaken for child thieves. According to a recent development, three cops associated with the case were dismissed from service. They were identified as police inspector Anandrao Kale, who was in-charge of Kasa police station, assistant sub-inspector Ravi Salunke and constable Naresh Dhodi.

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