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Two held for staying under false names in Goa hotel where rebel Maharashtra MLAs were camping

The MLAs left for Mumbai on Saturday evening after Shinde was sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister two days ago.

PTI Written By: PTI Panaji Updated on: July 03, 2022 8:58 IST
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Two held for staying under false names in Goa hotel where rebel Maharashtra MLAs were camping

Highlights

  • The duo stayed in the hotel for a day under false names
  • One of those held is affiliated to a political party
  • Police had thrown a tight security, even media persons were not allowed inside

Goa Police on Saturday arrested a man and a woman for allegedly assuming false identities and checking into a starred hotel at Dona Paula in the state where the rebel MLAs from Maharashtra were staying, an official said. The woman is affiliated to a political party, he said, without disclosing the accused's names.

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The duo stayed in the hotel for a day under false names and have been arrested for impersonation, said inspector Suraj Gawas of Panaji police. 

Police had thrown a tight security ring around the hotel after some 50 MLAs supporting rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde checked in on June 29.
Even media persons were not allowed inside. 

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