Maharashtra: CID to probe ex-MLC Vinayak Mete`s death in road accident

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday ordered a probe by the state police`s Crime Investigation Department (CID) into the death of former MLC and prominent Maratha quota leader Vinayak Mete in a road accident, said an official.

Mete (52), who headed the Maratha outfit Shiv Sangram Sanghatna, was killed after a vehicle hit his car on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Sunday last.

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The former Legislative Council member, a staunch supporter of reservation in government jobs and education for the Maratha community, was on his way to

Mumbai to attend a meeting on the quota issue when he met with the fatal accident.

Soon after the car crash, Shinde had assured Mete`s supporters that there would be a thorough investigation into the matter. 

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