Shiv Sena activists assaulted
Thane: A group of Shiv Sena activists, including a couple of leaders and a corporator, was assaulted in a bunglow at Yeoor Hills by six people, police said.
Police said that following the appointment of Manoj Karpe as the Upa Shakha Pramukh of the Manohar Pada, a group of around 10-15 shiv sainiks were having a get together at the bunglow of one Bharat Sherekar on the intervening night of January 25-26. The alleged accused barged in and picked up a fight with them around 3 pm.
The intruders attacked the sainiks with beer bottles, badly injuring the complainant Satish Gawde (42).
He was rushed to the hospital where he had to be administered several stitches on his head.
Gawde happens to be the Thane City Co-ordinator of the Maharashtra Shiv vahatuk Sena, a transport wing of the Shiv Sena.
They also snatched away jewellery worn by him worth Rs 1.92 lakhs, the complaint stated.
The alleged accused were identified as Avinash Sunil Shinde and Vijay Ghone, and another unidentified person, police said.
An offence under sections 394 rw 34 of the IPC has been registered against the attackers and one of the injured sena leader has been hospitalised with stitches on his head the police added.