MNS state Secretary Vasant Gite detained

Updated on Feb 13, 2008 01:58 PM IST
The arrest can be seen as a preventive measure ahead of the possible arrest of party chief Raj Thackeray.
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PTI | By, Nasik

MNS state unit General Secretary Vasant Gite was detained in Mumbai on Wednesday as a preventive measure ahead of the possible arrest of party chief Raj Thackeray.

Three leaders of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) have also been taken into preventive custody, Police Commissioner SM Sayyad told PTI.

With this, the total number of arrests have gone up to 126 since Tuesday, he said.

Former Shiv Sena leader Vasant Gite was one of the first to join MNS when Raj Thackeray left the Sena and formed his outfit.

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