The two men Sachin Pandit and Shubham Gujjar who allegedly shot at AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi's vehicle during the UP elections are out on bail and were welcomed by multiple right-wing Hindutva groups as well as Rambhakt Gopal on 31 July.
The two accused, were arrested hours after the attack on Owaisi on 3 February. The two were let out on bail last week.
In a celebration organised in their village in Greater Noida, the two were welcomed by their friends and Gopal posted pictures of the same on his Facebook page.
Rambhakt Gopal has posted pictures celebrating the return of Sachin and Shubham. Screengrab/ Facebook
Poster announcing the celebrations on Sachin Pandit and Shubham Gujjar's release. Screengrab/ Facebook
Sachin Pandit, one of the accused in the Owaisi shooting, has in the past flaunted about his affiliation with the BJP. His facebook profile, by the name of ‘Deshbhakt Sachin Hindu’, had previously posted pictures with top BJP leaders, as well as his BJP membership card.
Sachin Pandit had posted his BJP membership card's photograph on his facebook in 2019. Screengrab/ Facebook
Screenshots of the profile, which is now locked, had earlier gone viral during Pandit’s arrest. In them, Pandit had shared pictures with Mahesh Sharma, BJP MP from Gautambuddh Nagar, Arun Singh and Laxmikant Bajpai, BJP MPs in the Rajya Sabha.
Sachin Pandit with BJP MPs Arun Singh and Laxmikant Bajpai. Screengrab/ Facebook
Soon after the arrest of the two men, the Hindu Sena national president Vishnu Gupta had announced that the attackers will get legal aid by the body.
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Source: The Quint