Kirit Somaiya video case: Mumbai Police launch probetext_fields
Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have started an inquiry in connection with a purported video of BJP leader Kirit Somaiya that showed him in a compromising position, an official said on Wednesday.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday assured the state legislative council that a thorough probe will be conducted into the matter.
However, former MP Somaiya had in a letter to Fadnavis, who is also the home minister, sought an inquiry into the matter challenging the authenticity of the video.
The Mumbai crime branch is conducting an inquiry into the matter, a senior police official said.
The police would also seek the help of cyber and technical experts to check the authenticity of the video, he said.
The video was posted by Marathi news channel Lokshahi. New agency PTI while reporting the incident disclaimed that it could not independently verify its authenticity.