Rajnath Singh speaks to retd Naval officer thrashed by Shiv Sena workers

Team India Sentinels Saturday 12th of September 2020 10:23 PM

Rajnath Singh at Ambala airbase

New Delhi: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday spoke to retired Indian Navy officer Madan Sharma, who was attacked by Shiv Sena workers in Mumbai.

In a tweet on Saturday, he said, “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,” he added.

Six people, including a Shiv Sena shakha pramukh have been arrested by Mumbai Police for assaulting the retired naval officer in Kandivali area allegedly after he shared a cartoon mocking Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Later, the Shiv Sena workers arrested for the assault were granted bail on Saturday on a surety bond of Rs 5,000

Aged 62, retired Naval officer Madan Sharma is undergoing treatment at a local hospital for an eye injury.

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