Anna Hazare on Tuesday said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had done “wrong” by arresting IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt as the matter was with the Supreme Court.
“Bhatt has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court. The matter is with the Supreme Court. Then what is the need to arrest him. This is wrong,” Mr. Hazare told a press conference.
He was replying to a question if his plan to campaign against Congress in case it does not pass the Jan Lokpal Bill in Parliament’s Winter Session will be construed as support to BJP.
Mr. Bhatt was arrested on Friday on the basis of an FIR filed against him by police constable K.D. Pant for allegedly threatening him and forcing him to sign a false affidavit with regard to a meeting called by Modi on February 27, 2002, hours after the Godhra train carnage.