Prashant Dayal, Ahmedabad: Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Amit Chavda’s brother and his accomplice were caught with liquor by Valsad Police near Dungri. Chavda’s brother was traveling from Vapi when his car was intercepted and foreign liquor worth Rs27000 was found inside the car.
The Valsad Police conducts strict checking of vehicles that come into the state from Maharashtra and Daman, it was during one such checking on April 1, 2018, the police found several bottles foreign brand liquor was found in a car, whose market worth is of Rs27000. The police arrested Prashant Jaswantsinh Chavda and Brijesh Manoharlal Thakkar of Borsad and have filed a complaint under prohibition act against them.
According to police officials, Prashant is the paternal brother of Amit Chavda, the current GPCC President, and former president Bharatsinh Solanki, while sources at Borsad inform that Prashant’s father Jaswantsinh and Amit Chavda’s father Ajitsinh are siblings, but because of Amit has always kept a safe distance from Prashant, given his shady activities. It is being said that Prashant has always taken advantage of the strong political hold of his family, especially that of being Amit’s cousin and Ishwar Chavda’s grandson.
Due to the strong political background in his family, Prashant would always get a leeway from Anand Police, especially during the time Rajendra Asari was the SP. But because Valsad Police couldn’t recognize Prashant and thus he ended up being apprehended by them. Though he does not have any source of employment, Prashant is known to have a taste for fine things in life and lives lavishly by traveling in luxury cars and staying at posh hotels.