Mumbai, May 19 (PTI) Maharashtra legislator Ramesh Kadam, lodged in Arthur Road jail here, abused and misbehaved with police officials before he was to be taken for a routine medical check-up recently, a police official said today. Also Read - School Reopening News: Maharashtra Schools, Colleges to Remain Shut Till October 31
Mumbai police commissioner Datta Padsalgikar has ordered an enquiry into the incident. Also Read - Brain Dead Woman Donates Liver, Kidney & Lungs; Gives New Lease Of Life To 4 Persons
Kadam, an MLA, was arrested for involvement in an alleged scam at Annabhau Sathe Backward Classes Development Corporation, of which he was the chairman. Also Read - Maharashtra Extends COVID Lockdown Till October 31; Hotels, Bars to Reopen With 50% Capacity
A video purportedly showing Kadam misbehaving with police went viral on social media yesterday.
“I have ordered a high-level enquiry into this incident. Strong action will be taken after getting the report,” commissioner Padsalgikar told PTI when contacted.
An officer of the rank of deputy commissioner of police will head the enquiry, he said.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.