Saturday, March 19, 2016
Inspector General of Police Garhwal range Sanjay Gunjyal said that BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi was arrested here on the charge of assaulting police horse ‘Shaktiman’ on March 14, 2016. Meanwhile, the BJP had lodged a protest with Governor K.K.Paul terming it as an abduction of its MLA as the way in which he was picked up by the police in plain clothes.
Meanwhile, a team of doctors at the police lines have amputated the hind leg of the police horse. The horse is under the supervision of doctors and police personnel at the police lines. Shaktiman was a well-trained horse and part of Uttarakhand Mounted Police for years.