The Goa Police on Saturday arrested two people, allegedly using false identities, to stay at a hotel in Dona Paula where the rebel Maharashtra MLAs were camping. The rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, who were staying at the hotel since June 29, left for Mumbai from Goa on Saturday evening.

Police Inspector Suraj Gavas said that two people belonging to Haryana and Uttarakhand, on the basis of false identities, stayed for a day at the hotel where the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs were camping.

He told that the accused have been arrested and it is being investigated whether there is any connection between the two incidents. The Goa Police had made tight security arrangements as the rebel MLAs were staying in the hotel.

Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs supporting Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde returned to Mumbai from Goa on Saturday evening. A two-day special session of the state assembly will begin on Sunday and during this, along with the election of the Speaker, there will be a floor test of the new government in the House.


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