VALPOI: Valpoi Police today released Congress Block President Dashrath Mandrekar and activist Vishwesh Parab on bail. The duo was arrested for obstructing government officials while performing duty at Melauli IIT project site.
Agitation against the Melavli IIT project become more aggressive after around 500 people gathered at the site and stopped the demarcation of land.
Government officials had to return back without carrying out their work even after police protection.
Valpoi Block Congress president Dasharath Mandrekar and local leader Vishwesh Parab were part of the group that resisted the government officials from demarcating the land for the proposed IIT project in the village.
Both the leaders were arrested by Valpoi Police on Tuesday evening and booked under non-bailable sections. They were presented before the court today.