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Mumbai: Union minister Narayan Rane, son quizzed via police in Disha Salian case

By means of PTI

MUMBAI: Union minister Narayan Rane and his MLA son Nitesh Rane had been quizzed via the police right here for a number of hours on Saturday in reference to a case registered in opposition to them for allegedly making slanderous and deceptive statements concerning the demise of Disha Salian, overdue actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s former supervisor.

Rane and his son, each BJP leaders, arrived on the Malvani police station within the western suburbs round 1.45 pm, and left round 10.45 pm, 9 hours later.

The Union minister’s supporters thronged outdoor the police station when he arrived.

The Malvani police had previous despatched a realize to Nitesh Rane to look earlier than the investigating officer on Thursday.

His father was once requested to look on Friday.

However their legal professionals had stated that because the state legislature was once in consultation, the 2 leaders would seem earlier than the police on Saturday.

A court docket right here on Friday had granted period in-between coverage from arrest until March 10 to each Union minister Rane and his son.

The Ranes had filed anticipatory bail packages earlier than the Dindoshi classes court docket in suburban Malad fearing arrest within the case.

Consistent with the FIR registered via Malvani police, Union MSME minister Rane made positive remarks about Disha Salian’s demise at a press convention on February 19 the place his son was once additionally provide.

Salian allegedly dedicated suicide via leaping off a high-rise in suburban Malad on June 8, 2020, six days earlier than actor Rajput (34) was once discovered striking at his condo in suburban Bandra.

Talking to journalists after leaving the police station on Saturday night time, Narayan Rane claimed that once the deaths of Salian and Rajput, Maharashtra Leader Minister Uddhav Thackeray known as him two times and asked him now not to discuss Salian’s demise.

Officers from the manager minister’s place of business or spokespersons of the Shiv Sena, Thackeray’s birthday party, weren’t to be had for feedback instantly.

Narayan Rane, a former Shiv Sena chief himself, became a sour critic of Uddhav Thackeray after falling out with him and leaving the birthday party in 2005.