BMC staff manhandled, 4 booked
Masjid Bunder - Four persons have been booked for obstructing the civic officials from performing their duty in Danabunder area on January 20. According to information, accused identified as Nilesh Mithbawkar, Pratik Metre, Samir Aslam Shaikh and one other unidentified person had obstructed the civic officials of B Ward who were implementing a drive against illegal constructions in the area. These people also allegedly manhandled the BMC staffers including junior engineer Atul Kolhe, assistant junior engineer Sachin Kharat, junior engineer Bhushan Chaudhari and others. PSI Prashant Patil is investigating the matter further. Junior engineer Uday Shirurkar said that police will take action against the culprits but this type of behavior of public is morally wrong as the action was undertaken for the greater cause of general public.