Shiv Sena MLA alleges abduction, private plane pictures prove otherwise

Shiv Sena MLA Nitin Deshmukh alleged he was forcibly “abducted” and taken to Surat. Hence, rebel MLAs on Thursday released pictures of Nitin Deshmukh sitting with other Sena MLAs in a chartered plane.

MVA crisis: As the political landscape in Maharashtra gets more dramatic from betrayal to abandonment, turmoil grows stronger. Shiv Sena MLA, Nitin Deshmukh had alleged that he was forcibly “abducted” and taken to Surat. And that he requested Shinde to send him back to Mumbai after it became clear to him “there was a plot against our government”. While talking to the media, the Sena MLA from Maharashtra’s Balapur constituency said that. He kept walking on a highway to escape the “abduction” but was caught by Surat police.

In a bid to reject his abduction claims, the rebel MLAs on Thursday. Released pictures of Nitin Deshmukh with other rebels. One of the two pictures, Deshmukh is sitting with other Sena MLAs in a chartered plane. In the second photograph, Deshmukh can be seen posing in front of a camera. For a selfie with his other colleagues. The pictures seem to be pretty self explanatory in a clearly indicating that the rebel MLAs did not make Deshmukh do anything “forcibly”.


It is speculated that the pictures were taken during Deshmukh’s journey from Surat to Guwahati. From where he returned to Mumbai within hours.

In one of his previous statements to fit the narrative of his alleged abduction, Deshmukh had said. ““I appeal to Eknath Shinde and others to come back. The BJP is plotting against Shiv Sena through you. But do not fall prey to it. Balasaheb, Uddhav Ji and Shiv Sena have given you all everything.”

Further details on the matter are awaited.