Maharashtra minister Ranjit Patil's father slaps, abuses Akola school employee for recording his visit

Maharashtra minister of state for home Ranjit Patil's father Vitthalrao Patil reportedly slapped a school employee for recording his visit to a school on 30 June, according to media reports.

#WATCH: Maha minister Ranjit Patil's father Vitthalrao Patil slapping a staff during inspection of a school at his village in Akola(June 30) pic.twitter.com/rpR8RK5cGI

In the video, another official asks Vitthalrao what right he has to visit the school and ask for documents.  Vitthalrao then purportedly slaps a school employee standing nearby.

A police complaint was lodged against the former member of legislative Assembly (MLA) in  Akola district by school principal Sanjay Athavale.

File image of Maharashtra minister Ranjit Patil. Twitter @MLC_RanjitPatil

File image of Maharashtra minister Ranjit Patil. Twitter @MLC_RanjitPatil

According to a report in NDTVAthavale said the former MLA was accompanied by a Maharashtra education department official.  Vitthalrao was serving a notice to the school that it would be derecognised by the government, according to NDTV.

"The ex-MLA and father of MoS Home Ranjeet Patil tried to shut us down by complaining several times. They have filed petitions, but the courts have earlier ruled in our favour," school owner Sanjay Deshmukh said, NDTV reported.

Vitthalrao, whose foundation runs a nearby school, was enquiring why children preferred this school to his own, PTI reported.

Ranjit said, "A police case has been registered. My father has denied abusing or slapping anybody. Police investigation is on and facts will come out soon."

With inputs from agencies


Updated Date: Jul 03, 2017 09:11 AM

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