Madan Sharma, 65, was allegedly thrashed by eight staff of the Shiv Sena for forwarding a cartoon on WhatsApp that includes Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
- Final Up to date: September 12, 2020, 12:09 AM IST
FOLLOW US ON:
The Mumbai Police late on Friday evening arrested 4 staff of the Shiv Sena for assaulting a retired Indian Navy officer. Madan Sharma, 65, was allegedly thrashed by Sena staff for forwarding on WhatsApp a cartoon that includes Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, police stated.
The incident happened at round 11.30am in Lokhandwala Complicated space in suburban Kandivali.
A kind of arrested has been recognized as Kamlesh Kadam, a Sena shakhapramukh, together with three occasion staff whereas two others are on the run.
“Retired Navy officer Madan Sharma had forwarded a cartoon on Thackeray on a WhatsApp group. Some Sena staff went to his home and beat him up. Sharma sustained a watch harm and is being handled at hospital,” an official stated.
A case underneath IPC Part 325 (inflicting grievous harm) and provisions associated to rioting was registered towards the accused.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed the Thackeray authorities over reviews of the assault. “Extraordinarily unhappy and stunning incident. Retired Naval Officer acquired overwhelmed up by goons due to only a WhatsApp ahead. Please cease this GundaRaj Hon Uddhav Thackeray ji. We demand sturdy motion and punishment to those goons,” he stated on Twitter.