Pune Police has registered a non-cognizable offense against four NCP workers in connection with the assault on Ambekar. Ambekar is the spokesperson of BJP. He has registered a case with Pune Police.

BJP leader Vinayak Ambekar was slapped by his party workers in Pune after his party workers were furious for posting on social media against NCP chief Sharad Pawar. The video of the incident has gone viral.
Pune Police has registered a non-cognizable offense against four NCP workers in connection with the assault on Ambekar. Ambekar is the spokesperson of BJP. He has registered a case with Pune Police. In this, he alleged that 20 NCP workers assaulted him in his office. Ambekar alleged that NCP MP Girish Bapat had asked him to apologize for the post against Pawar.

Ambekar said in the complaint, ‘Today I was told by someone on the phone that he has to do something and seek advice. After this the person came to the hospital with 20 people and slapped me. He requested to register a case against the accused.

What are non-cognizable offences: According to section 2 (l) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC 1973), non-cognizable offenses are those in which a warrant is required by the police to arrest a person. In such offences, the police cannot arrest the accused without a warrant. The police have to first register a complaint and then an FIR is registered. After that investigation, then charge sheet, production of charge sheet in court, trial run and after that a warrant for arrest is issued.

NCP also lodged complaint
Meanwhile, an NCP worker had lodged a complaint against Ambekar at the Vishrambagh police station in Pune for his derogatory post. Earlier, Thane police arrested Marathi actor Ketki Chitale after registering a complaint against him for allegedly sharing a derogatory post about the NCP president on the social media platform. Chitale had reportedly said in the post referring to Pawar as ‘hell awaits’ and ‘you hate Brahmins’.

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